Tag Archives: Quotes


Do not try to break difficulties;
Bend them
with gentleness and time.
~St. Francis De Sales

I have multiple copies of this quote waiting to be found.
Today I happened upon two of them just when I needed to be reminded:
No matter what difficulties I am confronted with, God is gentle!

Lord, continue to teach me what it means to take Your yoke upon myself. Amen and amen!


Spiritual Leadership

Spiritual leadership springs forth in grace from our desire for God’s presence. This doesn’t take effort or striving. It takes courage, and a kind of showing up, attentiveness.
~Gerald May

What do you need to be attentive to in order to be a courageous spiritual leader?

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Spiritual Transformation

Spiritual transformation does not result from fixing our problems. It results from turning to God in the midst of them and meeting God just as we are. Turning to God is the core of prayer. Turning to God in our sin and shame is the heart of spiritual transformation.
~David G. Benner, The Gift of Being Yourself

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