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Sunday, March 30, 2014

Sabbath Keeping

"Where there is no guidance the people fall,
But in abundance of counselors there is victory."

"Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm." ~ Publilius Syrus ~
"Somebody has to take responsibility for being a leader."
~ Toni Morrison ~
"He who has never learned to obey cannot be a good commander." ~ Aristotle ~
"Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others." ~ Jack Welch ~
"It is the solemn obligation of a leader to always be a leader.
Even when, perhaps especially when, 
you don't feel like being a leader.
~ Bill Owens
"A ruler should be slow to punish and swift to reward." ~ Ovid ~
"A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way."
~ John Maxwell ~
"I must follow the people. Am I not their leader?" ~ Benjamin Disraeli ~
"You manage things; you lead people." ~ Rear Admiral Grace Murray Hopper ~
"A leader is one who sees more than others see, 
who sees farther than others see,
and who sees before others see."
~ Leroy Elmes ~
"Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail." ~ Harold R. McAlindon ~
"Leadership is action, not position." ~ Donald H. McGannon ~
"A bold beginning is half the battle." ~ Guiseppe Garibaldi ~
"Leaders think and talk about the solutions.
Followers think and talk about the problems."
~ Brian Trace ~
"Never give an order that can't be obeyed." ~ General Douglas MacArthur ~
"Never tell people ho to do things.
Tell them what to do and
they will surprise you with their ingenuity."
~ General George S. Patton ~
"Earn your leadership every day." ~ Michael Jordan ~
"A good leader is a person who takes a little more than his share of the blame and a little less than his share of the credit." ~ John Maxwell ~
"You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing you think you cannot do."
~ Eleanor Roosevelt ~
"A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan executed next week."
~ General George S. Patton ~
"Not the cry, but the flight of a wild duck, leads the flock to fly and follow." ~ Proverb ~
"To command is to serve, nothing more and nothing less." ~ Andre Malraux ~

"Remember your leaders,
those who spoke to you the word of God.
Consider the outcome of their way of life,
and imitate their faith."

If you'd like a name added to the prayer list, please let me know. Names are kept for one week, around the world people are praying.

Prayer Keeping ~ unspoken requests ~ those with connections to Malaysian flight ~ "A" ~
Sandra ~


  1. Thank you Sandra. Your Sabbath posts are a blessing to me.

  2. Anonymous5:29 AM EDT

    Good Morning, I enjoyed your Sabbath post, Sandra. Praying for you. God bless, Mildred

  3. Thank you Sandra for your inspiring sayings!

    I always love your posts!
    Smiles, Cyndi

  4. Hi Sandra, Such true words or wisdom. All God inspired...

  5. Hello friend!
    Thank you for true words today.

  6. Great collection, Thistle! Some sentences are my big favourites, it begins with the first sentence and goes through the complete series.

    "Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm." ~ Publilius Syrus ~

    I am astonished, where you always find them!

  7. Another inspirational post. Words to take to heart. Hope your week is happy and productive. Did you ever find a housekeeper? Still praying you can find a buyer too. ~:)

  8. Love these quotes! :)
    The sleet is crashing against my windows. Come on spring!
    Hope all is well at your house. :)


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