quote by Stephen Covey

To touch the soul of another human being is to walk on holy ground.

— Stephen Covey

Massive Holy Ground quotations

The holy land was supposed to be spotless, a serious equivalent of Disneyland in which not a single candy wrapper is to stay on the ground for more than a few minutes.


Holy ground quote The greatest oak was once a little nut who held her ground.
The greatest oak was once a little nut who held her ground.

If you neglect to instruct children in the way of holiness, will the devil neglect to instruct them in the way of wickedness? No; if you will not teach them to pray, he will to curse, swear, and lie; if ground be uncultivated, weeds will spring.

Holy ground quote Be a loner. That gives you time to wonder, to search the truth. Have holy curios
Be a loner. That gives you time to wonder, to search the truth. Have holy curiosity. Make your life worth living.

We should be astonished at the goodness of God, stunned that He should bother to call us by name, our mouths wide open at His love, bewildered that at this very moment we are standing on holy ground.

Fifty years from now Britain will still be the country of long shadows on county grounds, warm beer, invincible green suburbs, dog lovers and pools fillers and - as George Orwell said - “old maids bicycling to Holy Communion through the morning mist” and if we get our way - Shakespeare still read even in school.

...the dust returns to the ground it came from, and the spirit returns to God who gave it.


Holy ground quote The greatest oak was once a little nut who held his ground.
The greatest oak was once a little nut who held his ground.
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Architecture is the constant fight between man and nature, the fight to overwhelm nature, to possess it. The first act of architecture is to put a stone on the ground. That act transforms a condition of nature into a condition of culture; it's a holy act.

A country of long shadows on county cricket grounds, warm beer, green suburbs, dog lovers, and old maids cycling to holy communion through the morning mist.

The more deeply you understand other people, the more you will appreciate them, the more reverent you will feel about them. To touch the soul of another human being is to walk on holy ground.

Holy ground quote Just to be is a blessing. Just to live is holy.
Just to be is a blessing. Just to live is holy.

All who call the Holy Ghost a creature we pity, on the ground that, by this utterance, they are falling into the unpardonable sin of blasphemy against Him.

I began to read the Holy Scriptures upon my knees, laying aside all other books, and praying over, if possible, every line and word...I would be so overpowered with a sense of God's Infinite Majestey, that I would be contrained to throw myself on the ground, and offer my soul as a blank in His hands, to write on it what He pleased.


Wherever a dancer stands is holy ground.

Holy ground quote Holiness is not the way to Crisht; Christ is the way to holiness.
Holiness is not the way to Crisht; Christ is the way to holiness.

I want to go barefoot because it’s holy ground;

I want to be running because time is short and none of us has as much runway as we think we do; and I want it to be a fight because that’s where we can make a difference. That’s what love does.

Tread softly! All the earth is holy ground.

Tread softly as you draw near to the bedside of a dying man, for the space around him is holy ground. Speak in hushed tones, with awe and reverence, as you would in a cathedral. Let not the mind engage in trivial thoughts. The awesome majesty of Death can only be met in silence.

Holy ground quote To touch the soul of another human being is to walk on holy ground
To touch the soul of another human being is to walk on holy ground
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To keep ourselves grounded in the Lord's Church, we can and must train our eyes to recognize the power of the Lord in the service of those He has called. We must be worthy of the companionship of the Holy Ghost. And we need to pray for the Holy Ghost to help us know that men who lead us hold this power.


Where there is sorrow there is holy ground.

We stand before a burning bush whenever other human beings share with us something of their relationship with God or something of the movements of their hearts. In such moments may we always realize that we stand on holy ground

Holy ground quote keep your feet on the ground, when your head's in the clouds
keep your feet on the ground, when your head's in the clouds
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Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender; it's holy ground. There's no greater investment.

For that moment, at least, all our doors and windows were wide open;

we were not carefully shutting out God's purifying light, in order to feel safe and secure; we were bathed in the same light that burned and yet did not consume the bush. We walked barefoot on holy ground.

I think when we opened in 2001, it was holy ground.

There was nothing here. Back then, being on the Dubai Creek was an amazing position, and I would come one or two times a year, max. Now it's so different. The travel dilemma has disappeared and it is so easy to get to Dubai. What is it, seven hours from London? It's pretty easy.


Holy ground quote Man is a credulous animal, and must believe something; in the absence of good gr
Man is a credulous animal, and must believe something; in the absence of good grounds for belief, he will be satisfied with bad ones.

The work of God's Holy Spirit begins with bruising.

In order to be saved, the fallow ground must be plowed up, the hard heart must be broken, the rock must be split apart.

The real work of this life is not what we do every day from 9-5.

..The real work is to be passionate, be holy, be wild, be irreverent, to laugh and cry until you awaken the sleeping spirits, until the ground of your being cleaves and the universe comes flooding in.

A well-grounded assurance is always attended with three fair handmaids: love, humility and holy joy.

Holy ground quote Keep your feet on the ground, when your head is in the clouds
Keep your feet on the ground, when your head is in the clouds
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None who are shod with fleshly shoes can stand on the holy ground of God's service. Many failures and much waste and confusion which have resulted are due to men's coming to work, instead of being sent out to work.

True taste is forever growing, learning, reading, worshipping, laying its hand upon its mouth because it is astonished, casting its shoes from off its feet because it finds all ground holy.


Ay, call it holy ground, The soil where first they trod, They have left unstained, what there they found,- Freedom to worship God.

I'm of the opinion that we're always on holy ground and some days it's just more apparent.

The ground is holy, being even as it came from the Creator.

Keep it, guard it, care for it, for it keeps men, guards men, cares for men. Destroy it and man is destroyed.

If these holy places, things, and days cease to remind us, if they obliterate our awareness that all ground is holy and every bush (could we but perceive it) a Burning Bush, then the hallows begin to do harm. Hence both the necessity, and the perennial danger, of 'religion.'

The only use of a knowledge of the past is to equip us for the present.

The present contains all that there is. It is holy ground; for it is the past, and it is the future.


Seymour once said that all we do our whole lives is go from one little piece of Holy Ground to the next.

Insurrection: Insurrection as soon as circumstances allow: insurrection, strenuous, ubiquitous: the insurrection of the masses: the holy war of the oppressed: the republic to make republicans: the people in action to initiate progress. Let the insurrection announce with its awful voice the decrees of God: let it clear and level the ground on which its own immortal structure shall be raised. Let it, like the Nile, flood all the country that it is destined to make fertile.

The blog is meant to be a bit of a side chapel - a place to slip into and still and encounter the glory of God - and come away again with a fresh sense that your life, right where you are, is a holy experience - that God dwells with you and in you, and where you are is holy ground, worthy of reverence and celebration and wonder.

Because I am a Christian, therefore, every day in which I do not penetrate more deeply into the knowledge of God's Word in Holy Scripture is a lost day for me. I can only move forward with certainty upon the firm ground of the Word of God. And, as a Christian, I learn to know the Holy Scriptures in no other way than by hearing the Word preached and by prayerful meditation.