look up

Never stop looking up . . . that’s the secret of life. Snoopy

I will lift up my eyes to the mountains; From where shall my help come? My help comes from the lord, the Maker of heaven and earth.          Psalm 121:1,2

fearsca

Sometimes the greatest rewards in life come from doing the things that scare you the most.  Unkown

 

I will bless the Lord at all times;
his praise shall continually be in my mouth.
2 My soul makes its boast in the Lord;
let the humble hear and be glad.
3 Oh, magnify the Lord with me,
and let us exalt his name together!

4 I sought the Lord, and he answered me
and delivered me from all my fears.   Psalm 34: 1-4

freedom

 Equal and exact justice to all men…freedom of religion, freedom of the press, freedom of person under the protection of the habeas corpus; and trial by juries impartially selected, these principles form the bright constellation, which has gone before us – Thomas Jefferson

Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom. 2 Corinthians 3:17

gratitude

Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.” — William Arthur Ward

O give thanks to the LORD, for He is good; For His loving kindness is everlasting. I Chronicles 16:34

father

A father is neither an anchor to hold us back, nor a sail to take us there, but a guiding light whose love shows us the way. anonymous

Fathers, do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord . Ephesians 6:4 (NIV)

witness

The greatest single cause of atheism in the world today is Christians who acknowledge Jesus with their lips and walk our the door and deny Him by their lifestyle. The is what an unbelieving world simply finds unbelievable. Brenban Manning

For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them. Ephesians 2:10

Keep your behavior excellent among the Gentiles,. . . 1 Peter 2:12

water

Water is fluid, soft, and yielding. But water will wear away rock, which is rigid and cannot yield. Lao-Tzu

Whoever believes in me, as the Scripture has said, ‘Out of his heart will flow rivers of living water.’” John 7:38

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