Thoughts

THOUGHTS FOR THE MONTH (WEBSITE) 2008

MARCH   ‘I learned more about Christianity from my mother than from all the theologians of England.’ (John Wesley)

APRIL ‘Mercy imitates God and disappoints Satan.’ (St John Chrysostom)

MAY ‘The Lord’s Prayer may be committed to memory quickly, but it is slowly learnt by heart.’ (J.F.D. Maurice)

JUNE  ‘My worth to God in public is what I am in private.’ (Oswald Chambers)

JULY ‘Man sees your actions, but God your motives.’ (Thomas á Kempis)

AUGUST ‘We do not seek God – God seeks us.’ (F.W. Robertson)

SEPTEMBER ‘Hope is the power of being cheerful in circumstances which we know to be desperate.’ (G.K. Chesterton)

OCTOBER ‘The love of our neighbour is the only door out of the dungeon of self.’ (George MacDonald)

NOVEMBER ‘Great works do not always lie in our way, but every moment we may do little ones excellently, that is, with great love.’ (St Francis de Sales)

DECEMBER ‘Waiting patiently in expectation is the foundation of spiritual life.’ (Simone Weil)