Jokes and Smiles 10

Churches are good for prayer,
but so are garages and cars and mountains
and showers and dance floors.
Anne Lamott

You have a timetable, and God has a timetable. 
His is better than yours.
Criswell Freeman

The gospel is neither a discussion nor a debate. 
It is an announcement.
Paul S. Rees

Many of my prayers are made with my eyes open. 
You see, it seems I’m always praying about something,
and it’s not always convenient –or safe– to close my eyes.
Wayne Oates

If God had wanted to be a big secret,
He would not have created babbling brooks and whispering pines.
Robert Brault

Our safety lies in God and not in our feeling safe.
Hubert van Zeller

Life is but a bridge we build…
To link before and after.
And wise the man who builds his span
With faith and love and laughter.

Ninety percent of the friction of daily life is caused by
the wrong tone of voice.
François de la Rochefoucauld

Because I know the Who
I don’t have to fear the What
even though I don’t understand the Why.

I never begin my work in the morning without thinking that
perhaps He may interrupt my work and begin His own.
G. Campbell Morgan

When a young minister was still single, he preached a sermon he entitled
“Rules for Raising Children.” 
After he got married and had children of his own,
he changed the title of the sermon to “Suggestions for Raising Children.” 
When his children got to be teen-agers, he stopped preaching on that subject altogether.
Bernard Brunsting

Every happening, great and small, is a parable whereby God speaks to us,
and the art of life is to get the message.
Malcolm Muggeridge