2011, a year in pictures.
the start. the end.
We have come to expect God to be merciful. From there the next step is easy: we...– RC Sproul “the Holiness of God”
Knowing how to be solitary is central to the art of loving. When we can be...– bell hooks, All About Love: New Visions (via loveyourchaos)
Habit kills any sort of authenticity and drains life out of anything that once...
A woman who fears the LORD will not run away from God to satisfy her longings and relieve her anxieties. She will wait for the LORD. She will hope in God. She will stay close to the heart of God and trust in His promises. The prospect of departing into the way of sin will be too fearful to pursue; and the benefits of abiding in the shadow of the almighty too glorious to forsake. - John Piper.
It’s not a silly little moment, It’s not the storm before the calm. This is the deep and dying breath of This love that we’ve been working on. Can’t seem to hold you like I want to So I can feel you in my arms. Nobody’s gonna come and save you, We pulled too many false alarms.
Extremely secure people can’t ever be offended. They never take things...– (via noio-helle)
There is no blame on your shoulders, not even when you endlessly try to put it there. There is no misery that is intended to cripple you. Suffering, anguish and heartbreak does come, but only after My consent. Nothing is designated to hurt you beyond what you can bare. Rejoice. Accept. I am for you. I Am for you. I AM. http://forgivnesslikeacrown.blogspot.com/
I enjoy anything that praises the Lord. What i like most is a soft mellow praise that I can just weep through and make up my own words and insert then with some weird harmony that I add. Its beautiful. Unsung and spontaneous melodies are beautiful, but written songs may be just as awe-inspiring when we let them inspire our souls unto the worship of our Creator.
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mikeclevenger: My brother, bringing the Ravenhill-esque heavy: “The more we feast on lesser pleasures, the less of an appetite we have for the Lord. We have traded open visions for television, fire for flirting, and praying for playing. We won’t encounter God like the saints in the Bible, if we don’t…
The great mark of the intercessor is that they are not to hold their peace day...– Andrew Murray (via stephmeier)
I know the end of the story I come up from the wilderness, I’ll be leaning on my Beloved
When you start to really know someone, all his physical characteristics start to...– Lisa Unger (via moldavia) Truth
To My Future Husband:
tomyfuturespouse: “I do my own thing and you do yours. I am I and you are you. But in the end, if we end up together, it’s beautiful.” (I hope you know that this comes from Topanga on Boy Meets World.)
The subject of intercession is sacred ground - ground wet with the tears of men...– Reinhard Bonnke (via crown-of-beauty)
All of Me
Afraid to love something that could break? Could I move on if you were torn away? And I’m so close to what I can’t control; I can’t give you half my heart and pray He makes you whole You’re gonna have all of me ‘cause You’re worth every falling tear, You’re worth facing any fear. You’re gonna know all my love even if it’s not enough, enough to...
Anxiety believes the lie that there is no more grace left in your situation....– Lecrae (via iwantyoumore)