The Evangelical Universalist Forum

Quote for today

“While there is a wonderful simplicity in God, much about Him has been obscured by the traditions of men. We are surrounded with things difficult to understand. The way most people take is to look away, lest they should find out they have to understand them.” -George MacDonald-

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“I see Jesus in every human being. I say to myself, this is hungry Jesus, I must feed him. This is sick Jesus. This one has leprosy or gangrene; I must wash him and tend to him. I serve because I love Jesus.” - Mother Teresa

“Self-care is never selfish, but it may feel that way when you live a frenzied life.”-- Arthur P. Ciaramicoli

“You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference and you have to decide what kind of a difference you want to make.”-- Jane Goodall

“It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.” -Babe Ruth-

“Remember the five simple rules to be happy: 1. Free your heart from hatred. 2. Free your mind from worries. 3. Live simply. 4. Give more. 5. Expect less.”- Mrs. Jones

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“I have always viewed [this culture] from a safe distance, knowing I don’t belong; it doesn’t include me, and it never has. No matter how you care to define it, I do not identify with the local group. Planet, species, race, nation, state, religion, party, union, club, association, neighborhood, improvement committee; I have no interest in any of it. I love and treasure individuals as I meet them, I loathe and despise the groups they identify with and belong to.” - George Carlin

"Don’t spend your precious time asking “Why isn’t the world a better place?” It will only be time wasted. The question to ask is “How can I make it better?” To that there is an answer. -Leo Buscaglia

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“Yesterday already had its turn. Give today a shot.”-- Author Unknown


“There is overwhelming evidence that the higher the level of self-esteem, the more likely one will be to treat others with respect, kindness, and generosity.”-- Nathaniel Branden

“You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.”-- Maya Angelou

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“My strong belief is that God created human beings and therefore he knows about every aspect of the human body. So if I want to fix it, I just need to stay in harmony with Him.” -Dr. Ben Carson-

“Oh, my friend, it’s not what they take away from you that counts. It’s what you do with what you have left.”-- Hubert Humphrey

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“We should not judge people by their peak of excellence; but by the distance they have traveled from the point where they started.” -Henry Ward Beecher

“He is rich or poor according to what he is, not according to what he has.” -Henry Ward Beecher

“It’s easier to go down a hill than up it but the view is much better at the top.” Henry Ward Beecher

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“Legalism says God will love us if we change. The gospel says God will change us because He loves us.” - Tullian Tchividjian

“Though we are incomplete, God loves us completely. Though we are imperfect, He loves us perfectly. Though we may feel lost and without compass, God’s love encompasses us completely. … He loves every one of us, even those who are flawed, rejected, awkward, sorrowful, or broken.” - Dieter F. Uchtdorf

“It’s not about finding ways to avoid God’s judgment and feeling like a failure if you don’t do everything perfectly. It’s about fully experiencing God’s love and letting it perfect you. It’s not about being somebody you are not. It’s about becoming who you really are.” - Stormie Omartian,

“We should be astonished at the goodness of God, stunned that He should bother to call us by name, our mouths wide open at His love, bewildered that at this very moment we are standing on holy ground.”

― Brennan Manning, The Ragamuffin Gospel: Good News for the Bedraggled, Beat-Up, and Burnt Out

“If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas.”-- George Bernard Shaw

Goodbye, Amerika. Mind-readers rule!!

" The report states: “The question is not whether the President’s conduct could have resulted from permissible motives. It is whether the President’s real reasons , the ones in his mind at the time, were legitimate.”

You were born to stand out, stop trying to fit in."-- Roy T. Bennett

“When I have suffered sufficiently, the Lord will then take me to Himself – but what are all my sufferings compared to those of the blessed Saviour, who died upon that cursed tree for me, mine are nothing.”

  • President Andrew Jackson during his final illness, 1 June 1845-

“Libraries: The medicine chest of the soul.”-- Inscription over the door of the Library at Thebes

“All things that you ask straightly and directly from inside My Name you shall be given. So far you have not done this. Ask without hidden motive and be surrounded by your answer. Be enveloped by what you desire, that your gladness be full.” -Paul Camps-

“It is not the high summer alone that is God’s. The winter also is His. And into His winter He came to visit us. And all man’s winters are His - the winter of our poverty, the winter of our sorrow, the winter of our unhappiness - even the winter of our discontent.” -George MacDonald

“Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.”-- Victor Hugo

“Our love is like a flower. First you need to plant the seeds. Then you give it love, water and nutrients. The you watch it grow and grow. And finally it blossoms to become you.”-- Anthony T Hincks