Spiritual Quotes

Spiritual quotes are nourishment for your soul. They remind us of our deepest values, of what’s really important, and that there’s more to life than bigger houses, expensive vacations and a closet full of clothes.  Tapping the wisdom of authors, bishops and, of course, Guideposts readers, these spiritual quotes will help you feel God’s presence and open the door to Him in your life.

 

 God is looking for people to use, and if you can get usable, he will wear you out. 
- Rick Warren, pastor and author
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 Our weaknesses are an opportunity for God to show his strength. 
- Michael Horton, professor of theology
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 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. 
- Lucille Zimmerman, author
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 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. 
- Frank McKibben, author
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 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. 
- Lucille Zimmerman, author
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 You become what you believe. 
- Oprah Winfrey, talk show host
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 Grace is when God gives us what we don't deserve, and mercy is when God doesn't give us what we do deserve. 
- Dan Roberts, country-western singer
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 The holy child is waiting to be born in every instant, not just once a year. 
- Marianne Williamson, author
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 God is within; don’t be without. 
- submitted by Guideposts reader David Shouldice of Lakewood, Colorado
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 Human imagination is not simply our means of reaching out to God but God’s means of manifesting himself to us. 
- Christian Wiman, poet
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 Spirituality doesn't look like sitting down and meditating. Spirituality looks like folding the towels in a sweet way and talking kindly to the people in the family eve though you've had a rough day. 
- Sylvia Boorstein, psychotherapist and founding teacher at Spirit Rock Meditation Center
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 If you don't like the way the cookie crumbles, try the Bread of Life. 
- Seen on church sign, Frederick, Maryland
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 One of my highest privileges is when I know I am being used by God to help others. 
- author Lori Hogan
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 Our body is the vehicle; our cargo is the soul. 
- submitted by Betty Jean Case of Portland, Oregon
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