Craig T. Owens

Sep 21

“The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread.” — Mother Teresa

“Good things as well as bad, you know, are caught by a kind of infection. If you want to get warm you must stand near the fire: if you want to be wet you must get into the water. If you want joy, power, peace, eternal life, you must get close to, or even into, the thing that has them. They are not a sort of prize which God could, if He chose, just hand out to anyone. They are a great fountain of energy and beauty spurting up at the very centre of reality. If you are close to it, the spray will wet you: if you are not, you will remain dry.” — C.S. Lewis, Mere Christianity

“Many people don’t achieve their dream because it’s out of reach, but because they quit.” — John Maxwell

Sep 20

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Some good reading & watching from this weekend…

“Godly men do expel the aerial powers, ejecting them from their possession by exorcisms, not by pacification: and they break their temptations by prayer not unto them but unto God against them. For the devils neither conquer nor chain any man but by the fellowship of sin. And so His name that took on Him humanity and lived without sin, confounds…

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“Spread love everywhere you go; first of all in your house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier.” — Mother Teresa

“The longer the answer is delayed and the more effectually you pray, the more important God becomes and the less important the answer becomes.” — David Wilkerson

“The Savior looks at sin through the glass of compassion; we often look upon it through the lens of Pharisaic pride.” — Charles Spurgeon

Poetry Saturday—Wanted

God give us men! A time like this demands     Strong minds, great hearts, true faith, and ready hands;

Poetry Saturday—Wanted

God give us men! A time like this demands     Strong minds, great hearts, true faith, and ready hands;

Sep 19

“One doesn’t realize in early life that the price of freedom is loneliness. To be happy one must be tied.” — C.S. Lewis

“Here’s what I know: If you don’t do it, it can’t come back to haunt you. That doesn’t just go for taking nude pictures of yourself. It also goes for speaking angry words, buying something you can’t afford, flirting with a married coworker, gossiping about a friend, drinking alcohol, using drugs, or letting a relationship go too far.” — Mark Atteberry