"Hardships often prepare ordinary people for extraordinary destiny."- C.S. Lewis
"A crisis doesn’t make a man; it shows what a man is made of."
- Warren Wiersbe
"History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again."
- Maya Angelou
"We must beware in our attitude toward people who are suffering that we do not blunder by imagining our point of view to be the only one."
- Oswald Chambers, in Baffled to Fight Better
"It is much easier to have sympathy with suffering than it is to have sympathy with thought."
- Oscar Wilde
"When you're accustomed to privilege, equality feels like oppression."
"Your worst days are never so bad that you are beyond the reach of God's grace. And your best days are never so good that you are beyond the need of God's grace."
Jerry Bridges, The Discipline of Grace
"God is in the business of growing Abram into a man of great faith, and this requites circumstances where Abram must trust God."
- David Guzik
"How we walk with the broken speaks louder than how we sit with the great."
- Bill Bennot
"Here is the world. Beautiful and terrible things will happen. Don't be afraid."
- Frederick Buechner
"Watch, O Lord, with those who wake, or watch, or weep tonight."
- St. Augustine
"My argument against God was that the universe seemed so cruel and unjust. But how had I got this idea of just and unjust? A man does not a call a line crooked unless he has some idea of a straight line. What was I comparing this universe with when I called it unjust?"
- C. S. Lewis
"To be a Christian means to forgive the inexcusable because God has forgiven the inexcusable in you."
- C.S. Lewis
"If you don't feel pain, you won't feel anything else."
- Gillian Rose, in her unfinished Paradiso
"Airports see more sincere kisses than wedding halls. The walls of hospitals have heard more prayers than the walls of churches."
"Faith is not to get you out of a hard place but to change your heart in the hard place."
- David Wilkerson, Founder of Teen Challenge
"Don't underestimate what God is doing in your season of waiting."
- Toby Mac #SpeakLife
"Dead people receive more flowers than the living because regret is stronger than gratitude."- Anne Frank
"This is the meaning of true love, to give until it hurts."
- Mother Teresa
"When trials persist, God's intention is not that we give up; rather He wants us to grow up!"
- Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein