A pandemic is unique among disasters. It could happen in 5,000 different communities around the world at the same time, and no central place can manage all of those difficulties, and so local communities need...
Those who overcome great challenges will be changed, and often in unexpected ways. For our struggles enter our lives as unwelcome guests, but they bring valuable gifts. And once the pain subsides, the gifts remain....
We are stronger than we think. We have emotional, spiritual and even physical resources at our disposal. We may get knocked down, but we don’t have to stay down.
Loving you is like walking between rain drops.
An arrow can only be shot by pulling it backward. So when life is dragging you back with difficulties, it means that it’s going to launch you into something great. So focus, and keep aiming.
Your trials and difficulties are a golden opportunity for joy.
No one is without troubles, without personal hardships and genuine challenges. That fact may not be obvious because most people don’t advertise their woes and heartaches. But nobody, not even the purest heart, escapes life...
You are evidence of your mother’s strength, especially if you are a rebellious knucklehead and regardless she has always maintained her sanity.
There is always an Iago in every scene of life.
This thing that troubles you is only one small part of your life. Don’t allow it to be all-consuming when there’s so much more to embrace.
Opportunities may surface clearly, but it takes a positive mind to see them. Positive people think and think possibilities even in difficulties and failing situations.
He had a simple maxim for all competitive or adversarial situations: work out what the other party least wants you to do, and then do it. Relieving your feelings was fun, but the best course...
When she looked in the glass and saw her hair grey her cheek sunk, at fifty, she thought, possibly she might have managed things better–her husband; money; his books. But for her own part she...
Let our heart glow when you pray.Let our soul’s innermost desire and need flow in silence, gratitude and humble petition.Let our daily prayers be a life attitude not only when we are in trouble but...
The struggles, challenges, and obstacles that it takes to succeed in life is what makes success more valuable. Nothing great comes easy, and nothing easy can ever equate to greatness.
You can’t be a rebel without the scars that come with it. Truth is, some days scars are just as ugly as they are beautiful.
A hyphen can bring you from nowhere to now-here. That hyphen is will-power, in fact.
Don’t argue about the difficulties. The difficulties will argue for themselves.
Your true love for God is demonstrated through your ability to hold onto your faithfulness in the midst of Prosperity and Poverty, Happiness and Hardships, Sickness and Success; in whatever is Appealing or Appalling!
In Shahid’s view, the best way through difficult times, as through life in general, was just to go along with things. It was a rare problem that couldn’t be solved by being ignored.
Lodged”The rain to the wind said,’You push and I’ll pelt.’They so smote the garden bed.That the flowers actually knelt,And lay lodged — though not dead.I know how the flowers felt.
You can grow softly, lovely and delicately amidst the hard surfaces. Not all who passed tougher times in life have a hard heart, kindness and tenderness do breathe despite of worse times.
He lived through the times when Darkness had already swallowed him, and his last, useless convulsions were mistaken with fight. Unwarily, he found himself lying down, senseless as a fly caught in the net of...
We must learn from our struggles.
The faithful man perceives nothing less than opportunity in difficulties. Flowing through his spine, faith and courage work together: Such a man does not fear losing his life, thus he will risk losing it at...
Time imparts tougher skin to the weakest and toughest to the weaker.
When we are only victorious over small things, it leaves us feeling small.
If you are never the cause of someone’s sadness, you will never have difficulties finding happiness.
A creative thought at first sight seems ridiculous and unimportant, an increase in those who cherish it reassures that hiding your creativity hides you for the rest of your life.
—Michael Bassey Johnson
Life isn’t about learning how to weather the storm. It’s about learning how to dance in the rain.
God always has a plan. This isn’t his fault. This is a test, something designed to help you grow closer to God. And. I know, somehow, God will use it.
When you go in search of honey, you must expect to be stung by bees.
Hanging on in Quiet Desperation is the English Way
Dreams and freedom are the same. In order for them to be, they come with a price.
Don’t let the colons end in a full stop.
If you always find yourself numbering your troubles, you will never find time counting your blessings. There is no use becoming frustrated in your difficulties while you have all opportunities hiding in them for a...
The height of your maturity and sagacity depends on your ability to see the beauty in ugly situations.
Madness is loving the unsolvable puzzle of your soul and replacing the lost pieces with my own.
—Shannon L. Alder
Everyone is special; every moment in our life is unique. However difficult or painful a situation may look at present, it soon becomes a memory and a special journey. Memories make us who we are,...
Overcast does not always forecast rain neither does difficulty always forecast failure.
Nothing in this world compares to the comfort and security of having someone just hold your hand.
I fall asleepCall it deep while all is well be-Cause my life seems like a freestyle mean-While asleep on the couch I dream it’s a written piece and nowThe symphony’s soundingShouting out to these feet...
Leaders must have splendid flavour of pretending for contending situations.
Encourage yourself and do it bit by bit. It may appear tough, but every single bite of it every day is an endorsement that all will be chopped off sooner. Nothing is too difficult!
It is difficult to love someone who loves you, but easy to hate someone who loves you, and love someone who hates you.
if it was meant to be, it will be”, is a pacifying, yet harmful quote, that many spiritualists use to soften the blow of anger. God is not passive. He is relentless, and he will...
To assist us in climbing the mountains is marvelous. To level the mountains and altogether eliminate the climb is miraculous. And at times I think that God prefers the latter because it emboldens us to...
praying without having faith in and believing in what you pray for is just a simple act of soliloquizing
Everyone has adventures in their lives. Some good ones, some bad ones.
I believe in love. I believe in hard times and love winning. I believe marriage is hard. I believe people make mistakes. I believe people can want two things at once. I believe people are...
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