But, oh, when gloomy doubts prevail,I fear to call thee mine;The springs of comfort seem to fail,And all my hopes decline.Yet, gracious God, where shall I flee?Thou art my only trust;And still my soul would cleave to thee,Though prostrate in the dust.
Sometimes I like to think I live with ghosts. Not from my past, but wispy bits of ideas and books that hang in the air like silk puppets. Sometimes I think I see my own ideas, floating around too, but they usually don’t last that long. They’re more like mayflies; they’re born, big and gleaming,...
Hope fuels your inspirations while doubts assault your aspirations!
Writing is finally about one thing: going into a room alone and doing it. Putting words on paper that have never been there in quite that way before. And although you are physically by yourself, the haunting Demon never leaves you, that Demon being the knowledge of your own terrible limitations, your hopeless inadequacy, the...
If we are free to delete all inconvenient data we shall certainly have no theological difficulties; but for the same reason no solutions and no progress…. The troublesome fact, the apparent absurdity which can’t be fitted into any synthesis we have yet made, is precisely the one we must not ignore.
Love isn’t really all that terrifying once you let go of your doubts.
what makes you my friend if you doubt my intentions?
I was full of doubts because I wasn’t too bad last year.
The occasional or frequent arrivals of fearful and doubtful thoughts in your mind don’t mean that you aren’t stronger than your struggles, challenges and obstacles. You should never hesitate for a second to challenge and replace them with words of encouragement whenever they arise.
When in doubt, throw doubt out and have a little faith….
There is always a priceless feeling that comes with going to sleep at night knowing that you did your very best on the tasks that you set for the day. Fears, doubts, and procrastinations are the enemies of your true destiny.
Ann: I feel like I should read verses and be comforted. But it doesn’t happen.