Quotes — Discernment (5 entries)

Cannot navigate the future unless…

[Speaking about rear-view mirrors] You cannot successfully navigate the future unless you keep always framed beside it a small, clear image of the past.

— J.A. Struther, aka “Mrs. Miniver” [via]

« πλ | 1 Jul 2006 »

God does not call…

God does not call the qualified; He qualifies the called.

— Author unknown

« πλ | 3 May 2006 »

If you do not love God…

If you do not love [God], then no matter how clever you are, you are bound to misunderstand Him and His commands as threatening to what you love.

— Peter Kreeft, The God Who Loves You

« πλ | 30 Mar 2006 »

The danger is not…

The danger is not lest the soul should doubt whether there is any bread, but lest, by a lie, it should persuade itself that it is not hungry.

— Simone Weil

« πλ | 10 Sep 2006 »

Weeds of the world…

The trouble with the weeds of the world is that often we don’t recognize them as weeds.

— Thomas H. Green, Weeds Among the Wheat

« πλ | 30 Sep 2005 »