quote by Saint John Chrysostom

Prayer should be the means by which I, at all times, receive all that I need, and, for this reason, be my daily refuge, my daily consolation, my daily joy, my source of rich and inexhaustible joy in life.

— Saint John Chrysostom

Satisfaction My Refuge quotations

Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.

My refuge quote Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.

My hope is in you, Lord. Be my refuge, for You are my strength.... Into Your hands, Lord, I commend my spirit. You have redeemed me, Lord, God of Truth.

My refuge quote Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.
Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.

I lift my hands to believe again. You are my refuge. You are my strength. As I pour out my heart, these things I remember, You are faithful, God, forever.

The game of basketball has been everything to me.

My place of refuge, place I've always gone where I needed comfort and peace. It's been the site of intense pain and the most intense feelings of joy and satisfaction. It's a relationship that has evolved over time, given me the greatest respect and love for the game.

My dreams were all my own; I accounted for them to nobody; they were my refuge when annoyed - my dearest pleasure when free.

Here’s someone who says there’s no such thing, it’s all intelligent design. How sure am I of my own views? Don’t take refuge in the false security of consensus, and the feeling that whatever you think you’re bound to be okay, because you’re in the safely moral majority.

The Cross to me is certain salvation.

The Cross is that which I ever adore. The Cross of the Lord is with me. The Cross is my refuge.

My house is my refuge, an emotional piece of architecture, not a cold piece of convenience.

God of peace, you are at the center of my life, a strong refuge of peace in the whirlwind of my pain. I look to you for strength and a constant assurance of hope.

As for me and my house, I have no other refuge than this command of Jesus, 'Only believe' that is my refuge.

music became my refuge and then my salvation.

God, you are my refuge into eternity

Basketball is my refuge, my sanctuary.

I go back to being a kid on the playground. When I get here, it's all good.

I am slowly, painfully discovering that my refuge is not found in my mother, my grandmother, of even the birds of Bear River. My refuge exists in my capacity to love. If I can learn to love death then I can begin to find refuge in change.

My first book, 'Radical Acceptance', grew out of the suffering of feeling personally deficient and unworthy. Because most of us are so quick to turn against ourselves, the teachings and practices of radical acceptance continue as a strong current in 'True Refuge': nurturing a forgiving, understanding heart is a basic step on the path.

My last refuge, my books: simple pleasures, like finding wild onions by the side of a road, or requited love.

My soul, alas, needs these uneasinesses in outward things, to be driven to take refuge in God.

Prayer Declaration I will trust in the covering of Your wings, and in the shadow of Your wings I will trust. Be my defense and refuge in times of trouble. I will sing of Your strength. In the morning I will sing of Your love, for You are my fortress. You are my strength. I sing praise to You, for on You I can rely.

My only refuge, as a serious young man, from the despair of my financial burden to my family, is that I did everything I could to never permit myself any amusements or diversions except those afforded by my studies.

Baseball was my refuge. When I came on the field, I did my job, and did the best I could and focused on that. Then I went home and I was miserable. That was pretty much my routine every day.?

My dreams are a stupid refuge, like an umbrella against a thunderbolt.

My place of refuge is definitely watching movies and playing video games.

My prayer became 'May I find peace... May I love this life no matter what.' I was seeking an inner refuge, an experience of presence and wholeness that could carry me through whatever losses might come.

Thou art my glory and the exultation of y heart: thou art my hope and refuge in the day of my trouble.

Music is my life. Music runs through my veins. Music inspires me. Music is a part of me. Music is all around us. Music soothes me. Music gives me hope when I lose faith. Music comforts me. Music is my refuge.

I take refuge in my books.

I guess none of the sides of my hyphen are particularly subtle cultures.

But perhaps there is also a sense that these characters are all parentless - every character in this book is feral in some way - without any guidance in their upbringing. They find no choice but to seek refuge in extreme behaviors.

The Lord is my strength, my strong rock, my defense, my deliverer, the horn of my salvation, and my refuge. Amen.

Therefore, be islands unto yourselves.

Be your own refuge. Have recourse to none else for refuge. Hold fast to the Dharma as a refuge. Resort to no other refuge. Whosoever, either now or after I am gone, shall be islands unto themselves, shall seek no eternal refuge, it is they, among my disciples who shall reach the very topmost height! But they must be keen to progress.

I decided to write 'True Refuge' during a major dive in my own health.

Diagnosed with a genetic disease that affected my mobility, I faced tremendous fear and grief about losing the fitness and physical freedom I loved.

Thou art my glory and the exultation of y heart: thou art my hope and refuge in the day of my trouble.

Where was my heart to flee for refuge from my heart? Whither was I to fly, where I would not follow? In what place should I not be prey to myself?

Music has always been a big part of my life.

It's kind of like a refuge for me. I just use it to get away.

This tattered life is my only robe; the wind my only refuge.