"The heart of man is very much like the sea, it has its storms, its tides and its depths; it has its pearls too."
Vincent Van Gogh (via suntanintexas)
"I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection."
Thomas Paine (via ngce)
"You will never know the fullness of Christ until you know the emptiness of everything but Christ."
Charles Spurgeon (via modernhepburn)
"I would rather be what God chose to make me than the most glorious creature that I could think of; for to have been thought about, born in God’s thought, and then made by God is the dearest, grandest, and most precious thing in all thinking."
C.S. Lewis (via eunjiski)
I never have any difficulty believing in miracles, since I experienced the miracle of a change in my own heart.
"Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there someday."
A. A. Milne (via pavorst)
“What draws people to be friends is that they see the same truth. They share it.”
Lord, help me see beyond what my eyes can see.
“Both men and women today see marriage not as a way of creating character and community but as a way to reach personal life goals. They are looking for a marriage partner who will ‘fulfill their emotional, sexual, and spiritual desires.’ And that creates an extreme idealism that in turn leads to a deep pessimism that you will never find the right person to marry.”
― Timothy Keller, The Meaning of Marriage: Finding Happiness in Your Most Profound Relationship
Trust is so hard to restore.