But I have raised you up for this very purpose, that I might show you my power and that my name might be proclaimed in all the earth
And do not be conformed to this world, but be TRANSFORMED by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what the will of God is, that which is good and acceptable and perfect Romans 12:2
OUR ATTITUDE TOWARD OTHERS DETERMINES THEIR ATTITUDE TOWARDS US.
Self-respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.
Abraham Joshua Heschel
Do not brood over your past mistakes and failures as this will only fill your mind with grief, regret and depression. Do not repeat them in the future.
Grow, dear friends, but grow, I beseech you, in God’s way, which is the only true way.
“Our task must be to free ourselves by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty.”