"Consistency in prayer will not come and lie at your feet. You need to fight for it with a determined resolve. And this is where the foundation of prayer is laid, in resolution. People who often experience prayer in its deepest ways are people who show up most regularly, seeking God in prayer's glorious monotony."
- Adam Stadtmiller
Teddy came thundering down the stairs, much to his father's annoyance.
"Teddy," he called, "how many more times do I have I to tell you to come downstairs quietly? Now, go back upstairs and come down like a civilized human being."
There was a silence, and Teddy reappeared in the front room.
"That's better," said his father. "Now in the future you will always come downstairs like that."
"OK," said Teddy cheerily. "I slid down the railing!"
A passenger is in a plane enjoying the view of the clouds when a man in a parachute appears at the window. The man says "Would you like to join me?"
The passenger responds with, "No thanks."
The man says, "Suit yourself, I'm the pilot."
"God never negotiates with men. Jesus Christ's death on the cross put an end to any kind of negotiations. It is now Christ or nothing. It is now God's word in its entirety or nothing."
- A.W. Tozer
“The heart of a father is the masterpiece of nature.”
- Antoine François Prévost d'Exiles, Manon Lescaut
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