Johann Goethe Quotes

Johann Goethe Quotes

Quotes from Johann Goethe Great thoughts and a pure heart, that is what we should ask from God. There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, the other, wings. Behavior is the mirror in which everyone shows their image. Let everyone sweep in front of his own door, and the whole world will be clean. Men show their character in nothing more clearly than what they think laughable. The hardest thing…

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Supernatural responses to life

Supernatural responses to life

Each day we start with words. Some of them silent in our head like “I need a cup of coffee” or “what shall I wear today”. Throughout the day we use words not only in private thought but also to communicate with others. In our private thoughts we should ask our self a question to make sure our thoughts are leading us closer to God  “did that thought Glorify God” . There are only two spiritual beings we can get…

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God and my cell phone

God and my cell phone

In some ways my relationship with the God should be like my cell phone. I need to make sure I carry His spirit with me very where I go. I should often pause to check for a message from  Him. When I begin to feel drained because of life’s stresses I should spend time recharging in His presence. I should move securely through life knowing He is my Otter Box. He gives me what I need to protect myself from…

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What kind of day will today be?

What kind of day will today be?

Our church has a men’s group which meets 6:30 every Tuesday morning for a bible study.  Our pastor closed out the study one day with this prayer. “Thank you God for this day which was not promised which we will never see again”. This really stuck in my mind. I pondered this prayer over and over. I have also prayed the same prayer many times but for some reason it really grabbed me. What I realized is “I only get…

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Surrender

Surrender

Surrender sounds like such a wimpy term from a worldly perspective. I have my rights! I am in charge and can make my own decisions!  I can do as I please as long as it does not hurt anyone else! We have all seen pictures from World War II surrendered troops marching to a prisoner of war camp as armed guards keep them under control. Imagine for a moment one of the prisoners decides they are not going to surrender….

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