Thankfulness quotes ann voskamp biography
We only enter into the full life if our faith gives thanks. The bridge and our lives shake not because God has abandoned, but the exact opposite: Life , Romantic , Man.
Ann Voskamp Quotes
GodPainWorld. Measuring sticks try to rank some people as big and some people as small - but we aren't sizes. There are no better people or worse people - there are only God-made souls. SmallPeopleBetter. Really good writing, from my perspective, runs a lot like a visual on the screen. You need to create that kind of detail and have credibility with the reader, so the reader knows that you were really there, that you really experienced it, that you know the details.
That comes out of seeing. GoodWritingPerspective. Romance isn't measured by how viral your proposal goes. The Internet age may try to sell you something different, but don't ever forget that viral is closely associated with sickness - so don't ever make being viral your goal.
AgeGoalInternet. When we can't bottle our tears up anymore, God catches every one in His bottle. God's catching every falling tear because He won't let us fall apart.
GodFallTears. They don't make a scale that ever told the truth about value, about worth, about significance. TruthValueLie. Counting one thousand gifts, I discovered I could count on God.
GodGiftsCount. Busy is a choice. Stress is a choice. Joy is a choice. It is in the dark that God is passing by. The bridge and our lives shake not because God has abandoned, but the exact opposite: God is passing by.
Ann Voskamp Quotes About Gratitude
God is in the tremors. Dark is the holiest ground, the glory passing by. In the blackest, God is closest, at work, forging His perfect and right will.
Though it is black and we can't see and our world seems to be free-falling and we feel utterly alone, Christ is most present to us We live in a broken world - and for the life of me I can't get it all right. But Jesus takes all our broken messes and He makes them, by His grace, into a mosaic of grace. The brave who focus on all things good and all things beautiful and all things true, even in the small, who give thanks for it and discover joy even in the here and now, they are the change agents who bring fullest light to all the world. Like the wind, Grace finds us wherever we are and won't leave us however we were found.
There is unwavering peace today when an uncertain tomorrow is trusted to an unchanging God.
And the earth under your feet, the rain over your face upturned, the stars spinning all around you in the brazen glory: These are for you-gifts-these are for you-grace-these are for you-God, so count the ways He loves, a thousand, more, never stop, that when you wake in the morning you can't help turn humbly to the east, unfold your hand to the heavens, and though you tremble and though you wonder, though the world is ugly, it is beautiful, and you can slow and you can trust and you can receive each moment as grace.
It's habits that can imprison you and it's habits that can free you.
But when thanks to God becomes a habit - so joy in God becomes your life. We're not giving what we're called to give, unless that giving affects how we live - affects what we put on our plate and where we make our home and hang our hat and what kind of threads we've got to have on our back.
Surplus Giving is the leftover you can afford to give; Sacrificial Giving is the love gift that changes how you live - because the love of Christ has changed you.
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