Monday, May 28, 2012

A Good Friend

I have learned that to have a good friend is the purest of all God's gifts, for it is a love that has no exchange of payment.

 --Frances Farmer

Sunday, May 27, 2012

Pentecost Sunday

The issue is now quite clear. It is between light and darkness and every one must choose his side.
--Gilbert Keith Chesterton 

Saturday, May 19, 2012


Love is not written on paper, for paper can be erased. Nor is it etched on stone, for stone can be broken. But it is inscribed on a heart and there it shall remain forever.
--Oscar Wilde

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

The Glory of Friendship

The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when he discovers that someone else believes in him and is willing to trust him with friendship.
--Ralph Waldo Emerson

Sunday, May 6, 2012

The Eternal Present

To share in the life of God is . . . to have, under all the pain that time inflicts, a deep sense of the abidingness of things, because it is to live, with God, in the eternal present.  
--Reverend Gerald Vann in The Divine Pity