Lisa Brenninkmeyer

May I be magnanimous with good opinions instead of being characterized by a critical spirit. Everyone I meet is fighting some kind of a battle. Help me to be gentle with the people placed in my path – in my actions, words, and attitudes.

Lisa Brenninkmeyer2017-03-29T12:46:17-05:00

Trisha Davis

Forgiveness prevents forfeiting your future by living in your past. Forgiveness prepares you to move from ordinary to extraordinary.

Trisha Davis2017-03-29T12:34:12-05:00

Lisa Brenninkmeyer

Each time we encounter our own failings or those of someone else, we can learn something. When we choose to refrain from judging someone, that doesn’t mean we turn around and offer blind trust. We need to read situations, and make wise decisions. Refraining from judging and offering forgiveness doesn’t mean we deny reality and

Lisa Brenninkmeyer2019-04-26T01:49:45-05:00

C. S. Lewis

In our own case we accept excuses too easily, in other people’s we do not accept them easily enough.

C. S. Lewis2017-03-29T12:23:04-05:00

Lisa Brenninkmeyer

Simply put, forgiving someone means that you will not try this person in the courtroom of your own heart. You cancel his or her spiritual debt to you, for having wounded you. True forgiveness means releasing this person to stand before the just Judge…

Lisa Brenninkmeyer2019-04-26T01:49:45-05:00

April Fools Day

April Fools Day Books
After reading our five year old son a few April Fools Day books, he came up with a splendid idea. “Can I have an April Fools Party?”

He loves making people laugh and spreading joy. Before he turned three he could sing “Accentuate the Positive” independently and clearly knew

April Fools Day2019-04-26T01:49:45-05:00

Leo Buscaglia

Each day I promise myself not to try to solve all of my life’s problems at once, nor shall I expect you to do so. We’re gonna’ take it one tick at a time.

Leo Buscaglia2017-03-22T21:40:52-05:00

Charles Swindoll

The longer I live, the more I realize the impact of attitude on life. Attitude is more important than facts. It is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than failures, than successes, than what other people think or say or do. It is more important than appearance, giftedness or skill.

Charles Swindoll2019-04-26T01:49:45-05:00

Leo Buscaglia

Starting each day I shall remind myself that I am human and not demand perfection from you until I myself am perfect – so you’re safe.

Leo Buscaglia2017-03-22T21:35:48-05:00

Tom Ziglar

Take stock of your bad habits: The fastest way to success is to replace bad habits with good habits. Every week, pick a small bad habit and replace it with a good habit. Do this for 52 weeks and you’ll have the best year you’ve ever had.

Tom Ziglar2017-03-17T17:08:43-05:00

Henry Van Dyke

There is a loftier ambition than merely to stand high in the world. It is to stoop down and lift mankind a little higher.

Henry Van Dyke2017-03-05T23:27:16-06:00

Henry Van Dyke

Never believe anything bad about anybody unless you positively know it to be true; never tell even that unless you feel that it is absolutely necessary – and remember that God is listening while you tell it.

Henry Van Dyke2017-03-05T23:25:04-06:00

Henry Van Dyke

Some succeed because they are destined to, but most succeed because they are determined to.

Henry Van Dyke2017-03-05T23:20:32-06:00

Henry Van Dyke

The woods would be quiet if no bird sang but the one that sang best.

Henry Van Dyke2017-03-05T23:18:48-06:00

Amish Proverb

Greet dawn with enthusiasm and you may expect satisfaction at sunset.

Amish Proverb2017-03-05T23:10:03-06:00

Amish Proverb

Instead of putting others in their place, put yourself in their place.

Amish Proverb2017-03-05T23:05:47-06:00
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