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There are some people whose instinct is to keep to themselves; there are others whose instinct is to help, and these have the Spirit of Christ in them. -William Barclay

The Great Physician

The wounded surgeon plies the steel
That questions the distempered part;
Beneath the bleeding hands we feel
The sharp compassion of the healers art
Resolving the enigma of the fever chart.

Our only health is the disease
If we obey the dying nurse
Whose constant care is not to please
But to remind of our, and Adam's curse,
And that, to be restored, our sickness must grow worse.
-T.S. Eliot from Four Quartets

One hundred years from now it will not matter what my bank account was, the sort of house I lived in, or the kind of car I drove, but the world may be different because I was important in the life of a child.

Nothing gives a more spuriously clean conscious, than keeping rules, even if there is a total lack of real charity and faith. -C.S. Lewis

Science and religion wage a "tireless battle against skepticism and dogmatism, against unbelief and superstition", with the goal: "toward God!"
-Max Planck (originator of Quantum Mechanics)


The second surprise from the [Hubble] Deep Field is that the universe=s lights, contrary to astronomer=s hunches, turned on in one great burst. It was as if every chandelier in a mansion were flicked on simultaneously on a moonless night.@ -Newsweek, Nov. 97

Say not my soul, "From whence can God relieve my care?"
Omnipotence has servants everywhere.
His method is sublime, His heart profoundly kind.
God never is before His time, and never is behind.

-Charles H. Spurgeon


"The greatest single cause of atheism in the world today, is Christians, who acknowledge Jesus with their lips, and walk out the door and deny Him by their lifestyle. That is what an unbelieving world simply finds unbelievable." -Brennan Manning

No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has always been the reward for what he gave. --Calvin Coolidge

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