Real value isn’t in what you own, drive, wear or live. The greater value is found in love and life, health and strength, friends and family!— T. D. Jakes
Floundering Deep Life quotations
For what it's worth: it's never too late to be whoever you want to be. I hope you live a life you're proud of, and, if you find that you're not, I hope you have the strength to start over.
Those who call me God, will fall into the deep pit of hell.
Regard me as one of his slaves and have no doubt whatever about it. I am a servant of the Supreme Being; and have come to behold the wonderful drama of life.
to love is to risk, not being loved in return.
to hope is to risk pain. to try is to risk failure. but risk must be taken because the greatest hazard in my life is to risk nothing.
There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.
Remember that the best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.
The doors to the world of the wild Self are few but precious.
If you have a deep scar, that is a door, if you have an old, old story, that is a door. If you love the sky and the water so much you almost cannot bear it, that is a door. If you yearn for a deeper life, a full life, a sane life, that is a door.
Nothing seems real anymore. Even the flames from the fire seem to beckon to me, drawing me into some great past life buried somewhere deep in my subconscious, if only I could find the key..if only..if only. Ever since my illness, my condition, I've been trying to find some logical way of passing my time, of justifying a means to an end.
Never be a prisoner of your past. It was just a lesson, not a life sentence.
Return to a simpler life, and you will see that behind the expensive cars, the fashionable clothes, the empty celebrities, the fancy houses and the thick layers of make-up life has real meaning. Behind all the lies there is a deep well of wisdom that we can all drink from, and grow wiser, healthier and happier.
Reach high, for stars lie hidden in you. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal.
We say that life is sweet, its satisfactions deep.
All this we say, as we sleepwalk our time through years of days and nights. We let time cascade over us like a waterfall, believing it to be never-ending. Yet each day that touches us, and every man in the world, is unique; irredeemable; over. And just another Monday.
Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a few things twice.
I really do think that any deep crisis is an opportunity to make your life extraordinary in some way.
Deep in the wild mountains, is a strange marketplace,where you can trade the hassle and noise of everyday life, for eternal Light.
With an eye made quiet by the power of harmony, and the deep power of joy, we see into the life of things.
The secret to living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple and love without measure.
Take a deep breath, pick yourself up, dust yourself off, and start all over again.
All I want to tell young people is that you're not going to be anything in life unless you learn to commit to a goal. You have to reach deep within yourself to see if you are willing to make the sacrifices.
The healthy Christian is not necessarily the extrovert, ebullient Christian, but the Christian who has a sense of God's presence stamped deep on his soul, who trembles at God's word, who lets it dwell in him richly by constant meditation upon it, and who tests and reforms his life daily in response to it.
Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tip top if you must, but take the step.
The Goddess doesn't enter us from outside;
she emerges from deep within. She is not held back by what happened in the past. She is conceived in consciousness, born in love, and nurtured by higher thinking. She is integrity and value, created and sustained by the hard work of personal growth and the discipline of a life lived actively in hope.
Don't try to force anything. Let life be a deep let-go. God opens millions of flowers everyday without forcing their buds
Go into yourself and see how deep the place is from which your life flows.
Getting knocked down in life is a given. Getting up and moving forward is a choice.
You live your life as if it's real.......a thousand kisses deep
My goal is to live the truly religious life, and express it in my music.
If you live it, when you play there's no problem because the music is part of the whole thing. To be a musician is really something. It goes very, very deep. My music is the spiritual expression of what I am - my faith, my knowledge, my being.
The supreme question about a work of art is out of how deep a life does it spring.
Don't wait for everything to be perfect before you decide to enjoy your life.
Be proud of your scars. They remind you that you have the will to live.
Love, oneness, is no separation between you and life.
It is a progressive letting go, a progressive not fault finding. Just do nothing and love this moment. Its very beautiful and very deep.
life is the greatest gift that could ever be conceived .
.. A daffodil pushing up through the dark earth to the spring, knowing somehow deep in its roots that spring and light and sunshine will come, has more courage and more knowledge of the value of life than any human being I've met.
Don't compare your life to others. There's no comparison between the sun and the moon. They shine when it's their time.
The Christian life is not a constant high.
I have my moments of deep discouragement. I have to go to God in prayer with tears in my eyes, and say, 'O God, forgive me,' or 'Help me.'
Life is too deep for words, so don't try to describe it, just live it.
Compassion may be called the fundamental of all good art because it alone can tell you what other beings feel and experience. Only compassion severs the bonds of your personal limitations, and gives you deep access into the inner life of the character you study, without which you cannot properly prepare it for the stage
Life is like a piano, the white keys represent happiness and the black shows sadness, but as you go through life's journey, remember that the black keys also makes music.
Maybe some people just aren't meant to be in our lives forever.
Maybe some people are just passing through. It's like some people just come through our lives to bring us something: a gift, a blessing, a lesson we need to learn. And that's why they're here. You'll have that gift forever.
Success is nothing without someone you love to share it with.
Those who have never known the deep intimacy and the intense companionship of happy mutual love have missed the best thing that life has to give.
It is when you finally learn that your are all in your mind that your real life begins.
When one loses the deep intimate relationship with nature, then temples, mosques and churches become important.
I've never heard anyone say the really deep lessons of life have come in times of ease and comfort. But, I have heard many saints say every significant advance I've ever made in grasping in the depth of God's love and growing deep with Him, have come through suffering.
There will never be enough thanks, never enough words nor thoughts high or deep enough to adequately convey His worth. I don't know how to give back to the Lord what He deserves other than to just offer Him my life and every part of me.
Now and again, it is necessary to seclude yourself among deep mountain and hidden valleys to restore your link to the source of life.