Thursday, July 26, 2007

Tidbits from my Journal

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I am perusing my old Journals ...

I discovered a lot of quotes in them that used to help and comfort me, and I wanted to share a few with you.

Here is one I found from September 4, 2001. Read it, and feel it.
During this time I was nervous and uncertain because I was entering my last year of college and had just posted my resume online.

"Sometimes we wake feeling 'down' and we feel like that all day long for no reason that we can discover -- only it is so ... It is useless to try to feel different; trying does not touch feelings. It is useless to argue with oneself; feelings elude arguments. Be patient -- feelings are like the mists that cover the mountains in misty weather. The mists pass; the mountains abide. Turn to your Father; tell Him you know that He loves you whether you feel it or not, and that you know that He is with you whether you feel His presence or not..."

-Amy Carmichael-


Kathy at Sumballo said...

What a great quote. I love the image of feelings as "mist". I've sent your blog site on to my teenage daughter but I like checking in, too. Relevant quote not just for teenage girls but girls of all ages!

Neesie said...

Beautiful quote! I love the one line...."The mists pass:the mountains abide."

Beverly said...

Thank you so much for stopping by -- I'm headed over to your blog now! Also, I really appreciate your sharing this blog with your daughter!!


That's my favorite line too! I guess that's how sisters are ;-)

Sara said...

That is so beautiful! Thanks Bev!

Beverly said...

You're welcome Sara!