what do I love when I love my God ? -augustine of hippo. (what is your weapon ag world?)
remember to love your neighbor as yourself, &if you hate yourself -leave neighbor alone.
deliverance begins w questions ; ppl who love questions /who live w questions &by quest
look of impenetrable ignorance : doesn't ask questions. if no soul searching, still soul ?
the Bible is a collection of people crying out to God -radical questioning
call to worship is deeper than call to sign off on checklist.. it is also more difficult.
humility -characteristic crucial to sacred questioning . (what could you know , human ?)
we devalue them in the very ways we fear they devalue us . (all in head bc they fear ).
we're called to be afraid of self, our own evil, our own tendency 2pervert; 2ask questions
whoever is afraid of dialogue is hiding something . -sheikh reda shata
shouldn't be mad at P 4leaving. we should be mad @club 4scrambling brains. -south park
Christian faith is more like a cross, a costly engagement with the world . (2 roads..)
religion happens when I give my heart &mind to tv image. recognize Mercedes? #worship
show me a transcript of the words you've spoken in a day &I'll show you your religion .
demons are known 2work on imagination until everything is other than it is. -aquinas <3
fanatic is someone who can't change his mind &won't change the subject.
Jesus taught that suffering public denunciation is part of the deal. *amen*
we must interrogate our offendedness, hold it open for ..QUESTION .
if I am a good listener, what we have in common more important than we have in conflict.
1.how does tv like the office, film like knocked up, shine light on unexamined dysfunction?
we have sealed ourselves away behind our.. generating seamless universe o self -Gibson
electric soul molester -tv. get 2pt where we save strongest emo 4ppl that don't exist. </3
to shun the heaven: that leads men to hell. (sonnet 129, Shakespeare ).
perversion is a failure to pay adequate attn. human person when viewed properly, is unfathomable, incalculable, &dear. perversion is a way of managing (uh oh.. leaders !!! >).
how might we reclaim our attn spans ? *avoid waste of perfectly good emotion on tv*
the price of freedom will be a constant questioning vigilance. (STAYIN' ALIVE, AH AH AH)
idea that Christianity &consumerism r compatible is great insanity of our times. (not free)
I mean to develop a taste for what comes unnaturally. <3<3<#<######
technology is knack of so arranging world we don't have to experience it. -max frisch
are you reality based ? -chapter. radioactive days (/daze ?)
lang =Trojan horse by which universe gets into mind. -hugh kenner. b careful little mouth..
if you can , keep your head when all about you are losing theirs &blaming.. trust yourself when all men doubt, but make allowance for their doubting too; if you can wait ¬ be tired of waiting, or being lied about, don't deal in lies, or being hated, don't give way to hating, &yet don't look too good, nor talk too wise. if you can dream -¬ make dreams your master; think -¬ make thoughts your aim; if you can meet w Triumph &Diaster, &treat those 2 imposters just the same; if you can bear to hear the truth you've spoken twisted by knaves to make a trap fro fools, or watch the things you gave your life to, broken. &stoop &build em up w worn -out tools. if you can make 1 heap of all your winnings &risk it on 1 turn of pitch &toss, &lose, &start again at your beginnings, &never breathe a word about your loss.. if you can talk w crowds &keep your virtue, or walk w Kings -nor lose the common touch, if neither foes nor loving friends can hurt you. if all men count w you, but none too much.. Yours is the Earth &everything that's in it, &-which is more -you'll be a Man, my son!
-father's advice to son; Kipling
"in order2be able2think you have2risk being offensive."JBP
i am no bird; &no net ensnares me. -charlotte bronte
"never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never -in nothing, great or small, large or petty -never give in except to convictions of honor &good sense." -w. churchill. 10/28/41
i am not afraid of storms, for i am learning how to sail my ship. -louisa may alcott
nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. education will not: the world is full of educated derelicts. persistence &determination alone are omnipotent.
i am not an extraordinary man, &i am quite ordinary. but God chose me for something quite extraordinary. -a. valladares receives '16 canterbury medal.
not failure, but low aim, is crime -james russell lowell
a genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus -mlk jr. (you are all leaders .#experts)
it is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. the credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust &sweat &blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again &again because there is no effort without error &shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worth cause; who at the best knows in the end the trump of high achievement, &who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold &timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat. -theodore roosevelt
we are what we repeatedly do. excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. -aristotle
no one can make you feel inferior without your consent. -eleanor roosevelt
a dead thing can go with the stream, but only a living thing can go against it.-gk c.