Each disaster is a test to help us strengthen our faith. We can use this as a stepping stone or a stumbling block.
In our life we will see good and bad things. Our goal should be not to let them shake our faith.
True love is compassion to everyone, friend, enemy, or stranger. More powerful than hatred and violence. Don't underestimate the power that love has.
What is the value of an object? Often times we make it more than it is. Don't get so bogged down in "life" on earth that you forget the very one who created you.
It is never good to dwell on the past. Move to a better future. But always learn from the past. Our best is our best indicator towards our future.
"Why do you look at the splinter in your brother's eye, and not notice the beam which is in your own eye?" Matthew 7:3. It is better to look at what you did wrong than what your brother or sister did wrong.
No body is perfect, but that does not mean that we give up on our goals. We work as hard as we can and congragdulate ourselves on how far we come.
When your attackers charge you. Bow your head. "Turn the other cheek". It is there decision they are not proving anything.
We are all children, but children are the future of our world. Do not waste that. It is never too early to start.
Popularity is an illusion we put ourselves under to make ourselves feel better. It protects us from the real world and the real person inside us.
"You never know what you have until it is gone." It does not have do be like that. Be more appreciative of other people.
We are in an ever changing world. We do not always have to change with it. Do what is right not what is fun or what your friends are doing.
We live in a beautiful world. Be aware of it while you have the priveledge of living in it.
They can kill us and cure us. Funny how we can be influenced so much by a mass of letters. There is something more there.
You are your biggest enemy. Ironic because you have more control over this enemy than any other. Control you biggest enemy and you have nothing to fear.
Has destroyed our world. The world isn't all about you. We all know that. Yet, we all show it once or twice.
The Good in Everyone
Try to find the good in everyone. Everyone has it. Sometimes you just have look a little harder.
As long as we are on this world there will be suffering, the challenge is how we deal with it.
The ultimate goal is to die to ourselves. To let go of our humanity and let God live inside us. We can't live half in half out.