Posts Tagged ‘Christianity’

Hugo on Love

Love is a portion of the soul itself, and it is of the same nature as the celestial breathing of the atmosphere of paradise.

—Victor Hugo (1876, by Étienne Carjat; Public Domain)


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We are afflicted in every way, but not crushed; perplexed, but not driven to despair; persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not destroyed.

—2 Corinthians 4:8-9 (photo <a href="http://Image by Markus Naujoks from Pixabay“>Free Use)

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Art has a double face, of expression and illusion, just like science has a double face: the reality of error and the phantom of truth.

—Publilius Syrus (Photo Licensed)

Don’t accept what is presented as “scientific fact” as absolute truth. Throughout history, time has exposed so many given certainties as simply erroneous conjecture, foisted upon us by the high-minded elite of the era. Tap into your spiritual self and humbly seek the truth.

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If you pursue good with labor, the labor passes away but the good remains; if you pursue evil with pleasure, the pleasure passes away and the evil remains.

—Cicero (Public Domain)

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Christianity has not been tried and found wanting; it has been found difficult and not tried.

—G.K. Chesterton (1914, by Bain News Service; Public Domain)

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Judge not, that you be not judged. For with the judgment you pronounce you will be judged, and the measure you give will be the measure you get. 

VIENNA, AUSTRIA – FEBRUARY 17, 2014: St. Matthew the Evangelist by Josef Kastner from years 1906 – 1911 in Carmelites church in Dobling.

—Matthew 7:1-2 (Photo licensed)

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Look for yourself, and you will find…only hatred, loneliness, despair, rage, ruin, and decay. But look for Christ, and you will find Him, and with Him everything else thrown in.

Held by darkness

—C.S. Lewis

(Photo licensed by Penn Wealth: Held by Darkness—Kevin Carden)

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