You can see God’s signature everywhere around you once you learn to recognize his handwriting.
Pain is a gift. It puts us in a position where we’re quicker to be desperate for God. When we seek him, we will find him.
God often leads us on journeys we would never go on if it were up to us.
We're concerned with how things turn out; God seems more concerned with how we turn out.
Remember, if Christmas isn't found in your heart, you won't find it under a tree.
To nourish your body, give it wholesome food. To nourish your soul, give food away.
When we slow down, quiet the mind, and allow ourselves to feel hungry for something that we do not understand, we are dipping into the abundant well of spiritual longing.
It doesn't matter if a million people tell you what you can't do, or if ten million tell you no. If you get one yes from God, that's all you need.
God is looking for people to use, and if you can get usable, he will wear you out.
Our weaknesses are an opportunity for God to show his strength.
Humans may be social beings, but solitude has been shown to have great societal value. Jesus was a great healer and teacher, but he took time to rest and pray. Solitude is essential for our spiritual experience–it is where we hear the still, small voice.
This is Christmas: not the tinsel, not the giving and receiving, not even the carols, but the humble heart that receives anew the wondrous gift, the Christ.