Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it."
Love doesn't fly off the handle, doesn't keep score of the sins of others."
He who cannot forgive others destroys the bridge over which he himself must pass."
Forgiveness doesn't mean condoning or forgetting the offence—it's more about acceptance and moving on."
If you don't do your part, don't blame God."
There is only one kind of life that truly wins, and that is the one that places faith in the hands of the Savior."
You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream."
Love cares more for others than for self. Love doesn't want what it doesn't have."
Beware you are not swallowed up in books! An ounce of love is worth a pound of knowledge."
The greatest day in your life and mine is when we take total responsibility for our attitudes."
You can give without loving. But you cannot love without giving."
You will either look back in life and say, I wish I had, or, I'm glad I did."
Love others as well as you love yourself."
Getting knocked down in life is a given. Getting up and moving forward is a choice."
In prayer there is a connection between what God does and what you do. You can't get forgiveness from God, for instance, without also forgiving others."
I’m telling you to love your enemies. Let them bring out the best in you, not the worst."
When you learn to forgive, you are not letting the offender off the hook, you are letting yourself go free."
Before we can begin to see the cross as something done for us, we have to see it as something done by us."
To carry a grudge is like being stung to death by one bee."
Look back in forgiveness, forward in hope, down in compassion and up with gratitude."
In marriage, being the right person is as important as finding the right person."
So many people live with anger and unforgiveness, and many of them are Christians."
I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."
It's not what you've got. It's what you use that makes a difference."
The kingdom of God does not consist in talk, but in power, that is, in works and practice..."
Going to church doesn't make you a Christian any more than going to a garage makes you an automobile."
Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half shut afterwards."
We choose what attitudes we have right now. And it's a continuing choice."
Remember that failure is an event, not a person."
Many marriages would be better if the husband and the wife clearly understood that they are on the same side."
Forgiveness is the answer to the child's dream of a miracle by which what is broken is made whole again, what is soiled is made clean again."
Anger will never disappear so long as thoughts of resentment are cherished in the mind."
Ridicule is the first and last argument of a fool."
To be a Christian means to forgive the inexcusable, because God has forgiven the inexcusable in you."
If Christians would really live according to the teachings of Christ, as found in the Bible, all of India would be Christian today."
Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."
Don't count the things you do, do the things that count."
He best keeps from anger who remembers that God is always looking upon him."
Yesterday ended last night. Today is a brand-new day."
The Message by Eugene H. Peterson, Copyright (c) 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2002. Used by permission of NavPress Publishing Group. All rights reserved.