20 Useful Sayings

Our Lord is gracious And compassionate, slow to Anger, rich in love. Psalm 103 v 8

Jesus was shocking. Radical and surprising. Never dull. No way. Luke 18 v 9-14

Healthy laughter can Lift us when life weighs us down, Or when you can’t possibly fit everything you want to say into 5 syllables of a Haiku line. Psalm 126 v 2, Jeremiah 33 v 11

The wind blows daily, Reminding us He is here, With us, on our side. John 3 v 8

Eternity set In our hearts calls out for more Than we see and touch. Ecclesiastes 3 v 11

Surprise was something Jesus brought to so many, Not predictable. Luke 18 v 9-14

When I try and big Myself up over others, Splat! Never look good. Romans 12 v 16

Things are for using, And people are to be loved. We can confuse these. Hebrews 13 v 5, 1 John 3 v 11

‘May we surprise them With our kindness, restraint and Generosity.’ (Drawn from a line in the movie Invictus) Luke 6 v 27

The heroes in life Are those who bring glimpses of Hope to all of us. Job 29 v 11-12

Our wardrobes say much, We can wear rage, spite and blame, Or understanding. Colossians 3 v 11

We have ancient roots And a rich heritage From another world. Philippians 3 v 20

We have hungry hearts, Restless for security And identity. John 4 v 13-14

Social media May reduce our lives to Magazine features. (When we’re deeper, stranger, more 3-dimensional, more interesting, wondrous and unique than that.) Psalm 139

Do your best to a- Void pointless arguing, it Only saps your hope. 1 Corinthians 1.10

Best not to blend in When we have been designed to Be original. Psalm 139 v 14

We come with all our Mistakes, doubts, questions & hope Pretence not needed. Matthew 11 v 28

Easy to fill the Gap with the kind of things that Just make it bigger. Isaiah 55 v 1-2

Sunsets, dawns, night skies… The divine orchestra plays, Wooing us to Life. Psalm 8

Kindness is gold dust, Integrity the richest Kind of currency. Proverbs 3

People are precious, Though at times they wear us out. No one’s perfect, eh! 1 John 3 v 1, Ephesians 4 v 32

Life. Is. Hard. At. Times. In this world there is trouble. Don’t. Give. Up. Hold. On. Daniel 10 v 19

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