Holding on to hope when everything is dark, is the greatest test of faith— Yasmin Mogahed
Sensual Dark Times quotations
One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you've always wanted. Do it now.
This is a dark time, filled with suffering and uncertainty.
Like living cells in a larger body, it is natural that we feel the trauma of our world. So don’t be afraid of the anguish you feel, or the anger or fear, because these responses arise from the depth of your caring and the truth of your interconnectedness with all beings.
The ultimate test of faith is not how loudly you praise God in happy times but how deeply you trust him in dark times.
Every time you judge someone else, you reveal an unhealed part of yourself.
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of light, it was the season of darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair.
Dark clouds become heaven's flowers when kissed by light.
I saw for the first time the earth's shape.
I could easily see the shores of continents, islands, great rivers, folds of the terrain, large bodies of water. The horizon is dark blue, smoothly turning to black. . . the feelings which filled me I can express with one word-joy.
Don't compare your life to others. There's no comparison between the sun and the moon. They shine when it's their time.
In the dark times, if you have something to hold on to, which is yourself, you'll survive.
How dark it is before the dawn! In reality that was the beginning of my last debauch. I was soon to be catapulted into what I like to call the fourth dimension of existence. I was to know happiness, peace, and usefulness, in a way of life that is incredibly more wonderful as time passes.
The dark night of the soul is when you have lost the flavor of life but have not yet gained the fullness of divinity. So it is that we must weather that dark time, the period of transformation when what is familiar has been taken away and the new richness is not yet ours.
Do not set aside your happiness. Do not wait to be happy in the future. The best time to be happy is always now.
At times the truth shines so brilliantly that we perceive it as clear as day.
Our nature and habit then draw a veil over our perception, and we return to a darkness almost as dense as before. We are like those who, though beholding frequent flashes of lightning, still find themselves in the thickest darkness of the night.
We have to choose between what is right, and what is easy.
It was a dark and stormy night. - Snoopy
Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass away.
There's always going to be bad stuff out there.
But here's the amazing thing -- light trumps darkness, every time. You stick a candle into the dark, but you can't stick the dark into the light.
You can not make yourself whole again by brooding one hundred percent of the time on the darkness of the world. We are the light of the world.
It was a dark and stormy night.
Life has a way of testing a person's will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen at once.
In the dark times Will there also be singing? Yes, there will also be singing. About the dark times.
In the darkest times of your life, your praise to God should be the loudest.
Let the enemy know you're not afraid of the dark.
Every storm runs out of rain, just like every dark night turns into day.
Sometimes there is no next time, no time-outs, no second chances. Sometimes it's now or never.
The winter solstice has always been special to me as a barren darkness that gives birth to a verdant future beyond imagination, a time of pain and withdrawal that produces something joyfully inconceivable, like a monarch butterfly masterfully extracting itself from the confines of its cocoon, bursting forth into unexpected glory.
Life is short and we have never too much time for gladdening the hearts of those who are travelling the dark journey with us. Oh be swift to love, make haste to be kind.
The first time I ever saw your face, I thought the sun rose in your eyes and the moon and the stars were the gifts you gave to the dark and empty sky, my love.
To trust God in the light is nothing, but to trust him in the dark, that is faith.
Before my birth there was infinite time, and after my death, inexhaustible time.
I never thought of it before: I'd been living luminously between two eternities of darkness.
Now is the time to make real the promises of democracy.
Now is the time to rise from the dark and desolate valley of segregation to the sunlit path of racial justice. Now is the time to lift our nation from the quicksands of racial injustice to the solid rock of brotherhood. Now is the time to make justice a reality for all of God’s children.
Now is the time to rise from the dark and desolate valley of segregation to the sunlit path of racial justice.
Isn't it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back everything is different.
For the first time in my life I saw the horizon as a curved line.
It was accentuated by a thin seam of dark blue light-our atmosphere. Obviously this was not the ocean of air I had been told it was so many times in my life. I was terrified by its fragile appearance.
You can microwave a Pop Tart. That just blew me away that you could do that. How long does it take to toast a Pop Tart? A minute and a half if you want it dark? People don't have that kind of time? Listen, if you need to zap-fry your Pop Tarts before you head out the door, you might want to loosen up your schedule.
Every wise workman takes his tools away from the work from time to time that they may be ground and sharpened; so does the only-wise Jehovah take his ministers oftentimes away into darkness and loneliness and trouble, that he may sharpen and prepare them for harder work in his service.
Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life. Keep going. Tough situations build strong people in the end.
Once upon a time," he said out loud to the darkness.
He said these words because they were the best, the most powerful words that he knew and just the saying of them comforted him.
The members of the Mystery school, during the time of Atlantis, had psychically seen the subsequent ages of darkness.
The efforts of the medical profession in the US to control:.
..its...job it proposes to monopolize. It has been carrying on a vigorous campaign all over the country against new methods and schools of healing because it wants the business...I have watched this medical profession for a long time and it bears watching.
Live your life. Take chances. Be crazy. Don't wait. Because right now is the oldest you've ever been and the youngest you'll ever be again.
You cannot keep up a nightlife and amount to anything in the day.
You cannot indulge in those foods and liquors that destroy the physique and still hope to have a physique that functions with the minimum of destruction to itself. A candle burnt at both ends may shed a brighter light, but the darkness that follows is for a longer time.
There once was a time when all people believed in God and the church ruled.
This time was called the Dark Ages.
There was a time when religion ruled the world. It is known as the Dark Ages.
Where would you like to go, what would you really like to do with your life? See Istanbul, Port Said, Nairobi, Budapest. Write a book. Smoke too many cigarettes. Fall off a cliff but get caught in a tree halfway down. Get shot at a few times in a dark alley on a Morrocan midnight. Love a beautiful woman.
Nothing beats a haunted moonlit night on All Hallows Eve.
... And on this fatal night, at this witching time, the starless sky laments black and unmoving. The somber hues of an ominous, dark forest are suddenly illuminated under the emerging face of the full moon.