Fuzzy Thoughts of David

Tag: Quotes

  • Trouble

    “Human beings are in trouble most of the time. Those who don’t know they are in trouble are in the worst trouble.” – Eugene Peterson

  • We Will Finally Get There

    After You Believe: Why Christian Character Matters In After You Believe: Why Christian Character Matters N. T. Wright states, Jesus came to help us discover who we really are, and sometimes, as with Jesus’s first followers, it takes a while for people to figure it out, and they make mistakes as they’re doing so—but they’ll […]

  • One Thing

    “Father in Heaven! What is man without thee! What is all that he knows, vast accumulation though it be, but a chipped fragment if he knows not thee! Thee the One, who art one thing and art all! So mayest thou give to the intellect, wisdom to comprehend that one thing; to the heart, sincerity […]

  • False Significance

    Here’s a quote from Susan Muto’s work “Where Lovers Meet: Inside the Interior Castle.” This work is a companion or commentary to St. Teresa of Avila’s “Interior Castle” classic on the spiritual life. Here Muto is discussing St. Teresa’s ‘vipers’ that one encounters as he or she seeks to draw near to God: The viper’s […]

  • Maxims from Saint Isidore, Bishop of Seville

    Prayer purifies us, reading instructs us. Both are good when both are possible. Otherwise, prayer is better than reading. If a man wants to be always in God’s company, he must pray regularly and read regularly. When we pray we talk to God; when we read, God talks to us. All spiritual growth comes from […]