Iâ€™m challenging myself to write more. Â To that end,Â I’veÂ found a site called â€œMamaâ€™s Losinâ€™ It!â€ which shares weekly writing prompts. This week I chose â€œList 6 of your favorite quotesâ€. Â If you want to join me in this challenge, click the logo at the end of this journal entry!
Faith is not believing that God can ~
it is Knowing that He will.
Faith is deliberate confidence in the character of God whose ways you may not understand at the time.
We have to pray with our eyes on God, not on the difficulties.
No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear.
C.S. (Clive Staples) Lewis, A Grief Observed (1961). A great book!
Grief fills the room up of my absent child,
Lies in his bed, walks up and down with me,
Puts on his pretty looks, repeats his words,
Remembers me of all his gracious parts,
Stuffs out his vacant garments with his form;
Then have I reason to be fond of grief.
William Shakespeare, Constance, in King John, act 3, sc. 4, l. 93-5 (1623).
And, my newest favorite,
I write because I don’t know what I think until I read what I say.
Yes, there is a theme of faith and grief….but that is my life. 🙂 I’m so glad I don’t have the grief without the faith!