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Showing posts from February, 2011

reading lots = good quotes

i love a good quote, y'all.
and in my readings for my classes, i've stumbled across a few that i really like.
so i thought i would share.

my name from the palms of His hands eternity will not erase;
impressed on His heart it remains, in marks of indelible grace.
yes, i to the end shall endure, as sure as the earnest is giv’n;
more happy, but not more secure, the glorified spirits in heav’n.
augustus toplady

because of who man is, he can accept or reject God's invitation of grace; because of who God is, there is a gracious invitation to accept.
robert b. stewart

expect great things from God, attempt great things for God.
william carey

the place God calls you is the place where your deep gladness and the world's deep hunger meet.
frederick buechner

today's thoughts

are you ever just inexplicably overcome with some emotion -- be it sadness, joy, worry, stress, love, etc? that's happened to me a lot over the last week or so.

on another note, today at school we had a situation with a coupke of kids. kid 1 came to us and said, "my yo-yo is missing out of my desk. it was right there." no worries, we'll look for it, i told him. so while the kids were being taught a lesson, i went looking for it -- and found it in a bookbag. i told the whole class what had happened and that i wanted to guilty party just to give the yo-yo back by the end of recess, without letting them know that i knew who it was. i was hoping the guilty party would come forward. when kid 2 (aka the guilty party) went to get his agenda out of his bag, the yo-yo in question rolled right out of his bag, with kid 1's name written on it and everything. so i ask kid 2, "what just rolled out of your bookbag?" to which he replies, "i don't know. i didn&…