Author's note: Today I just wish to share a collection of a few quotes and scriptures that may help to bring clarity, comfort, or compassion in these difficult times.
"But the good Lord stood with me and gave me strength." - 2 Timothy 4:17
"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands in times of challenge and controversy." - Pastor Martin Luther King, Jr.
"When everything seems to be going against you, remember that airplanes take off against the wind, not with it." - Henry Ford
"When you go through deep waters, I will be with you." - Isaiah 43:2
"The difference between stumbling blocks and stepping stones is how you use them." - published in newspaper column and several magazines in 1922, original quote source uncertain
"The pain that you have been feeling cannot compare to the joy that is coming." - Romans 8:18
"The Bible teaches that true joy is formed in the midst of difficult seasons of life."
- Francis Chan
"Faith in God involves trusting in His timing." - unknown, supported by Genesis 18:4, Acts 1:7, Ezekiel 34:26
"We all want progress, but if you are on the wrong road, progress means doing an about-turn and walking back to the right road; in that case, the man who turns back soonest is the most progressive." - C.S. Lewis
“From the world’s perspective, there are many places you can go to find comfort. But there is only one place you will find a hand to catch your tears and a heart to listen to your every longing. True peace comes only from God." - Charles Stanley
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