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Sunday, July 26, 2015

Sabbath Keeping

"His pride led to his downfall. 
He was unfaithful to the Lord his God."
~ 2 Chronicles 26:16

"Generosity is giving more than you can,
and pride is taking less than you need."
~ Kahlil Gibran ~

"Too many people spend money they earned...
to buy things they don't want
...to impress people they don't like."
~ Will Rogers

"As long as you are proud you cannot know God. A proud man is always looking down on things and people; and, of course, as long as you are looking down, you cannot see something that is above you." ~ C. S. Lewis ~

"It is better to lose your pride with someone you love rather than to lose that someone you love with your useless pride."
~ John Ruskin ~

"It is easy to tell the toiler
How best he can carry his pack
But no one can rate a burden's weight
Until it has been on his back."
~ Ella Wheeler Wilcox ~

"Pride must die in you, or nothing of heaven can live in you."
~ Andrew Murray ~

"When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but with creatures bristling with prejudice and motivated by pride and vanity."
~ Dale Carnegie ~

"You differ from a great man in only one respect: the great man was once a very little man, but he developed one important quality: he recognized the smallness and narrowness of his thoughts and actions. Under the pressure of some task that meant a great deal to him, he learned to see how his smallness, his pettiness endangered his happiness. In other words, a great man knows when adn in what way he is a little man. A little man doe snot know he is little and is afraid to know. He hides his pettiness and narrowness behind illusions of strength and greatness, someone else's strength and greatness. He's proud of his generals but not of himself. He admires an idea he has not had, not one he has had. The less he understands something, the more firmly he believes in it. And the better he understands an idea, the less he believes in it."
~ Wilhelm Reich ~

"I do not care so much what I am to others
as I care what I am to myself."
~ Michel de Montaigne ~

"...Therefore it says, 
God opposes the proud,
but gives grace to the humble."
~ James 4:6 ~

Prayer Keeping ~ Mary ~ Gabe ~ Donna ~ Rainey ~ Fred ~ Terry & husband ~ Jim ~ me ~

7 comments:

  1. Wonderful collection of quotes, as always! God bless you, sweetie. And thank you for your continued prayers.

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  2. Keeping you close in my heart and prayers, Sandra.

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  3. Pride goes before a fall.

    Some great thoughts on this subject of pride.

    Thank you for your continued prayers dear Sandra.

    Love, hugs and prayers for you ~ Have a good week ~ FlowerLady

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  4. I can always count on God keeping me humble, over and over and over it sometimes seems. I don't dread it like I used to as I know now that it always gets me back on track.

    And I do try not to linger over humblings from long ago anymore. He's forgotten them so I try to.

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  5. Great quotes, Sandra! Thanks for all of that wonderful wisdom on pride! We can never hear it enough, can we? I think I'm going to print these out and save them. Much love, and have a great week!

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  6. Wonderful selection! So helpful and full of encouragement not to show more than I can be and give.

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