EVERY day ought to be begun as a serious work, standing alone in itself
[He was sent far] from the usual sphere of minister or priest, to find fresh worlds of thoughts and wild tracts of character, in which he found a response to himself, because he gave a response to them.
We are so apt to live two lives.
But Jesus knows but one.
a general harmony should exist between the natural side of your life and the spiritual, leaving neither side undeveloped.
I am far from thinking it is possible to serve God and the world, but living in the world is not serving the world.
the duties of life… are no obstructions to a life of any degree of inward holiness; but that they are even direct means… to promote our sanctification.
In the golden rule of moderation lies undoubtedly the essential condition of all stable human happiness.
In truth, people can generally find time for what they choose to do; it is not really the time but the will that is wanting
IF we know the love of God, we cannot look back upon even a wasted hour without sorrow
a wise man… will always seek for information as he goes along through the world, will have a cheery word for his fellow-travellers, and be ready to do a kind and friendly action to any that require it.