"I am weary, O God;
I am weary, O God,
and worn out."
~ Proverbs 30:1 ~
"Our labour preserves us from three great evils
-- weariness, vice, and want."
~ Voltaire ~"I am old, Gandalf. I don't look it, but I am beginning to feel it in my heart of hearts. Well-preserved indeed! Why, I feel all thin, sort of stretched, if you know what I mean: like butter that has been scraped over too much bread. That can't be right. I need a change, or something." ~ J. R. R. Tolkien ~
"Ah! when will this long weary day have end,
And Lende me leave to come unto my love?"
~ Glen Rambharack ~
Never despair."John Milton, On His Blindness ~
"O weary hearts!
O slumbering eyes!
O drooping souls,
Whose destinies are fraught with fear and pain,
Ye shall be loved again."
"Fatigue makes cowards of us all." ~ Vince Lombardi ~
"Weary of liberty,
He suffered himself to be saddled and bridled,
And was ridden to death for his pains."
~ Goethe ~"Those who dwell among the beauties and mysteries of the earth, are never weary of life."
~ Rachel Carson ~
"This country, with its institutions, belongs to the people who inhabit it. Whenever they shall grow weary of the existing government, they can exercise their constitutional right of amending it, or exercise their revolutionary right to overthrow it." ~ Abraham Lincoln ~
"They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old.
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning,
We shall remember them."
~ Laurence Binyon ~"Meaninglessness does not come from being weary of pain.
Meaninglessness comes from being weary of pleasure."
~ G. K. Chesterton ~
"How far that little candle throws his beams!
So shines a good deed in a weary world."
~ Shakespeare ~"Courage brother, do not stumble, though thy path be dark as night. There is a star to guide the humble, trust in God, and do the right. Let the road be dark and dreary and its end far out of sight. Face it bravely, strong or weary. Trust God, and do." ~ Norman Schwarzkoph ~
"I will not wish thee riches nor the glow of greatness,
but that wherever thou go,
some weary heart shall gladden at thy smile
or shadowed life know sunshine for awhile.
And so thy path shall be a track of light,
like angels' footsteps passing through."
~ Blessing from a church wall in Upwaltham, England ~
"Come unto me
all ye that labour and are heavy laden
and I will give you rest."
~ Matthew 11:28 ~
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. Please include me, I've been sick for a week.
Prayer Keeping ~ unspoken requests ~