A wise person speaks carefully and with truth, for every word that passes between one’s teeth is meant for something.
~ Molefi Kete Asante (1834 – 1902)
20 Words to the Wise
- God wants spiritual fruit, not religious nuts.
- Dear God: I have a problem. Sometimes, it’s me.
- Growing old is inevitable, growing up is optional.
- There is no key to happiness. The door is always open.
- Silence is often misinterpreted, but never misquoted.
- Do the math. Count your blessings.
- Faith is the ability to not panic.
- Laugh every day, it’s like inner jogging.
- If we worry, we probably didn’t pray. If we pray, we probably don’t worry.
- As a child of God, prayer is kind of like calling home every day.
- Blessed are the flexible, for they shall not be bent out of shape.
- The most important things in our homes are the people.
- When we get tangled up in our problems, be still. God wants us to be still so He can untangle the knots for us.
- A grudge is a heavy thing to carry.
- He who dies with the most toys is still dead. And who knows where he has gone?
- We do not remember days, but moments. Life moves too fast, so enjoy your precious moments.
- Nothing is real to you until we experience it, otherwise it’s just hearsay.
- It’s all right to sit on our “pity pot” every now and again. Just be sure to flush when you are done.
- Surviving and living our life successfully requires courage. The goals and dreams we seek require courage and risk-taking. Learn from the turtle — it only makes progress when it sticks out its neck.
- Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
~ Author Unknown