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#1. Tell me what you think about money, and I will tell you what you think about God, for these two are closely related. A man's heart is closer to his wallet than anything else. - Author: Billy Graham
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#2. The desire of the people should be the major instrument used to draw them closer to God - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#3. Ask God to give you childlike faith, removing any barriers to having a closer walk with him. - Author: Anonymous
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#4. Even the devils are theists. I am of all people one of the least qualified to judge, but I do believe that some atheists are closer to God than are some theists. With Him, it is better to be distant in the mind but near in the heart than it is to be distant in the heart but near in the mind. - Author: Criss Jami
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#5. God's love is just like the sun, constant and shining for us all. And just as the earth rotates around the sun, it is the natural order for us to move away for a season, and then to return closer, but always within the appropriate time. - Author: Betty Eadie
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#6. No religion was superior because they all brought people closer to God - Author: Mitch Albom
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#7. God can turn the impossibile into possibilities. Possibilities become opportunities. Opportunities leads us one step closer to our dreams! - Author: Anasia Nicole Hixon
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#8. She moved closer to me, put her hands to my face, and kissed me softly on the lips.
God, it felt so good.
So perfect, so right ...
It felt so good, I nearly fell off the roof. - Author: Kevin Brooks
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#9. Let's continue to pray for each other and ask the Lord to bring us closer to each other. He (God) will bring us not only 79 votes, but more than 79 (votes), - Author: Corazon Aquino
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#10. Being a witness of His love, by loving my neighbour, by being one with my family, by helping my colleagues at work, is a way of living which I know draws me closer to God. - Author: George Calleja
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#11. Let your need draw you closer to your Creator. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#12. What I love about believing in a living God is that I believe God is constantly revealing God's self to us over time, and with each succeeding generation, we come a little closer to understanding the mind of God. - Author: Gene Robinson
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#13. Flowers remind us to put away fear, to stop our rushing and running and worrying about this and that, and for a moment have a piece of paradise right here on earth. God offers healing through flowers and brings us closer to Him. - Author: Jane Kirkpatrick
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#14. I've learned through experience that faith moves mountains, hope moves choices, and, more importantly, that love moves you a step closer to God. - Author: Maribel C. Pagan
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#15. Dare to love and to be a real friend. The love you give and receive is a reality that will lead you closer and closer to God as well as those whom God has given you to love. - Author: Henri J.M. Nouwen
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#16. True, there was a vague assumption that doing so would bring me closer to God, but then who was God when he was at home? And why did he keep losing it with his chosen people, when he could easily have changed his mind, and picked a more co-operative bunch? - Author: John Cleese
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#17. What appear to be dangerous and even bad periods in some lives can actually bring them closer to the Lord, because these individuals honestly wrestle with God, as did Jacob at Jabbok, rather than fearfully comply. - Author: Henry Cloud
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#18. I was a freshman All-American, and I tore my ACL in the third game. But God has a plan for everything. I had a chance to turn away from Him in that situation or draw closer to Him. I decided to draw closer to Him, and came back stronger from it. - Author: Robert Griffin III
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#19. That's because like everyone else on the planet, you believed that time would teach you to grow closer to God. But time doesn't teach; it merely brings us a sense of weariness and of growing older. - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#20. Marriage is a team effort. Grow closer to each other as you grow closer to God. - Author: Jim George
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#21. He is indivisible from the Father and the Son, so that if you were to be suddenly transferred to heaven itself you wouldn't be any closer to God than you are now, for God is already here. - Author: A.W. Tozer
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#22. Getting closer to God might mean getting told to love someone I don't even like, or to give away even more of my money. It might mean letting some idea or dream that is dear to me get ripped away. - Author: Nadia Bolz-Weber
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#23. You probably can't get much closer to God than serving a congregation 24/7. At the same time, there's a different kind of closeness in this present life I have in which I have much more freedom to come and go and to engage some of the silence and stillness and solitude that I was missing before. - Author: Barbara Brown Taylor
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#24. Anything that ties us to the world rather than drawing us closer to God is worldly. - Author: Francena H. Arnold
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#25. One moment of prayer, of weak worship, confused contrition, tepid thanksgiving, or pitiful petition will bring us closer to God than all the books of theology in the world. - Author: Peter Kreeft
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#26. If someone's different from you and it scares you or makes you mad, that's God telling you to take a closer look. If you're scared or mad, that's about you, not about the person who scares you or angers you. - Author: Chris Crutcher
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#27. Freedom-no word was ever spoken that has held out greater hope, demanded greater sacrifice, needed more to be nurtured, blessed more the giver ... or came closer to being God's will on earth. - Author: Omar N. Bradley
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#28. Quantum mechanics is certainly imposing. But an inner voice tells me that this is not yet the real thing. The theory says a lot, but does not bring us any closer to the secrets of the "Old One." I, at any rate, am convinced that He is not playing at dice. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#29. God is in everyone. God is in you and you are God. Strengthen this fundamental truth. When you propagate this truth, that is the real service. It is the service that will take you to closer proximity, a boat. In this ocean of life, take the help of this boat and gain the proximity. - Author: Sathya Sai Baba
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#30. One real thing is closer to God than all the diagrams in the world - Author: Robert Farrar Capon
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#31. The holiness of love inspired ordinary men and women to act like angels. It lifted them on wings closer to God. - Author: Nancy Holder
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#32. If you get closer to God, He will become one with you, and your face will shine with His glory - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#33. You preach cleanliness,
so I try to keep my room clean,
but I feel no closer to God, and I guess that's okay
because he doesn't know
who he's fucking with anyway. - Author: Kris Kidd
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#34. People are looking for something a little more stable; people are feeling like they need to get closer to God. - Author: Dolly Parton
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#35. When we fail, we cut the string. Then God ties it up again, making a knot and thereby bringing us a little closer to Him. Again and again our failures cut the string, and with each additional knot God keeps drawing us closer and closer. - Author: Sharon A. Hersh
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#36. Instead of swinging back and forth between individual points of truth, each piece we learn should build upon another to bring us closer to the full truth. - Author: Amy Layne Litzelman
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#37. The closer we are to God, the richer we are - Author: Radhe Maa
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#38. Opportunities are always there for us to grow, opportunities are always there for us to come closer to each other & come closer to God; if we just look for them. - Author: Radhanath Swami
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#39. Hymns have been a powerful instrument of God to draw people closer to His Word and the saving riches therein. - Author: Billy Graham
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#40. The closer a husband and wife get to God, the closer they get to each other. The farther away they get from God, the farther they get from each other. - Author: Jim Bob Duggar
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#41. When a hunter is in a tree stand with high moral values and with the proper hunting ethics and richer for the experience, that hunter is 20 feet closer to God. - Author: Fred Bear
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#42. The closer a husband is to God, the closer he will grow to his wife. - Author: Jim George
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#43. God used it all. He used the hard times to draw her closer. He used the struggle to bring them together. - Author: Chris Fabry
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#44. A daily conviction that Jesus Christ is alive draws our hearts closer to Him to believe that He is alive to work in our lives! - Author: Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
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#45. I have learned in my journey of faith that, the closer I am walking with God, the more likely the devil will be working to make me stumble. - Author: Tracie Miles
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#46. I sometimes say animals are closer to God than humans. They are closer to the source. The humans are more lost in the mind forms. Being is more obscured to the human because of the overlay of ego and mental formation. - Author: Eckhart Tolle
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#47. God holds each of us by a string. When we sin, we cut the string. But God ties it up again, making a knot. Each time our wrongdoing cuts the string, God ties another knot drawing us up closer to Him. - Author: Meister Eckhart
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#48. Okay," he said, leaning closer to me. "I have a proposition for you." Dear God, let it be marriage, I thought. - Author: Emery Lord
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#49. We never grow closer to God when we just live life. It takes deliberate pursuit and attentiveness. - Author: Francis Chan
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#50. To receive spiritual direction is to recognize that God does not solve our problems or answer all our questions, but leads us closer to the mystery of our existence where all questions cease. - Author: Henri Nouwen
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#51. Man is closer to God according to his existence in grace than he is according to his existence in nature. - Author: Thomas Aquinas
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#52. But now I understood that, although words were God's first creation, silence was closer to His divine spirit, and that prayers given in silence were infinitely greater than the thousands of words men might offer up to heaven. - Author: Alice Hoffman
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#53. All I know is that the closer I get to God, the deeper I get into the Bible, and the heavier the burden seems on my shoulders. - Author: Tim LaHaye
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#54. I have so many things to work on, and so many ways that I fail. But that's what grace is all about. And I constantly wake up every morning trying to get better, trying to improve, trying to walk closer to God. - Author: Tim Tebow
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#55. With every choice we move either closer to God or farther away from him. - Author: Peter Kreeft
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#56. Prayer feeds the soul - as blood is to the body, prayer is to the soul - and it brings you closer to God. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#57. God is closer to us than water is to a fish. - Author: St. Catherine Of Siena
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#58. O this world is beautiful because of you! To love somebody means that we're closer to God. - Author: Joseph Goebbels
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#59. But the more you make the choice to live above your feelings, to trust God instead of what you may feel like doing, the stronger your faith becomes. It's not about being perfect. We will always been on a journey of growing closer to God. - Author: Tim Tebow
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#60. All you have to do is get in a closer walk with God and you'll find your enemies are in your own church. - Author: Leonard Ravenhill
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#61. Because God is with you all the time, no place is any closer to God than the place where you are right now. - Author: Rick Warren
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#62. There is nothing noble about suffering except the love and forgiveness with which we meet it. Many believe that if they are suffering they are closer to God, but I have met very few who could keep their heart open to their suffering enough for that to be true. (124) - Author: Stephen Levine
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#63. God loves our attention, sometimes adversity is away to draw us closer to Him. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#64. Religion promotes the divine discontent within oneself, so that one tries to make oneself a better person and draw oneself closer to God. - Author: Cyril Cusack
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#65. It is closer to the truth to say that God is crazy than that God is reasonable. I suspect God merely smiles when someone calls him crazy, but shakes His head and frowns when someone calls Him reasonable. - Author: Peter Kreeft
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#66. The real reason for grounding ourselves in the truth that we are made for more is "so that you may know him better." The more we operate in the truth of who we are and the reality that we were made for more, the closer to God we'll become. - Author: Lysa TerKeurst
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#67. Love can heal. Love can renew. Love can make us safe. Love can inspire us with its power. Love can bring us closer to God. - Author: Deepak Chopra
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#68. The closer you get to God, the more you become yourself. - Author: Jason Evert
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#69. I wrapped my arms around his neck, drawing him closer. Oh God, it was so out of control, but in this really sweet, beautiful way. I never thought I'd be allowed to have that feeling. I thought it had been completely beaten out of me, but there it was, untouchable and clean. - Author: Sarah Fine
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#70. Holiness always exalts a person and brings him closer to God - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#71. This is what all the work of grace aims at - an ever deeper knowledge of God, and an ever closer fellowship with him. Grace is God drawing us sinners closer and closer to himself. - Author: J.I. Packer
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#72. What brings you closer to God is being in service to others. I think any religion or spiritual way of life will indicate that service to others will lead to a connection with a higher power. - Author: Steve-O
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#73. It did something to the temporal lobe, one of the circuits involved in religious experience. It was supposed to put people closer to God. It did that. It also made them slaves. - Author: Ramez Naam
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#74. Heartache forces us to embrace God out of desparate, urgent need. God is never closer than when your heart is aching. - Author: Joni Eareckson Tada
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#75. By meditating, you are beginning to act and every action which is pleasing to God brings you closer to the actualization of your God-given vision - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#76. Love is as simple as the absence of self given to another. God, when invited, fills the void of any unrequited love; hence loving is how one is drawn closer to God no matter its most horrific repercussions. - Author: Criss Jami
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#77. Suffering often draws us closer to God. Instead of being a sign of God's punishment or distance, suffering can purify us, lead us into the heart of God, and transform our souls. - Author: Allen R. Hunt
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#78. When you're called to Revival & Awakening you walk closer to God and most people won't understand your calling so save your breathe you don't have to explain yourself - Author: Joe Joe Dawson
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#79. God, I want Your truth to be the loudest voice in my life. Correct me. Comfort me. Come closer still. And I will trust. God, You are good at being God. - Author: Lysa TerKeurst
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#80. God is closer to you than you think. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#81. We are closer to God when we are asking questions than when we think we have the answers. - Author: Abraham Joshua Heschel
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#82. Live in insecurity! Live in revolution! Be a rebel! Risk, because nothing is ever attained in life without risk. The more you risk, the closer you are to God. When you can risk all, all is yours. - Author: Osho
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#83. I'm thankful to have Jesus as my Savior. My relationship with God has always been one to where I'm talking to him all day, every day, about anything and everything. It's just a continuous ongoing conversation that I have with the Lord, and I feel like that's brought me closer to Him. - Author: Josh Turner
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#84. If you fall down to the ground, you're in the perfect position to pray. It definitely humbles you and if you're humble it's easier for God to get Closer to You. - Author: Jeanette Coron
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#85. God used my year of waiting not to frustrate me, or abandon me, but to draw me into a closer relationship with Him. - Author: Suzanne Elizabeth Anderson
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#86. What if God's 'NO,' is really a gift? His way to protect us from what we cannot see, provide something better than we can imagine, or be part of the process of growing us closer to Him. - Author: Lysa TerKeurst
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#87. At times God will delay granting you relief in order to draw you closer to himself. He might want to teach you just how helpless you really are and how all-sufficient he really is. Sometimes God will allow you to suffer for a season to test and strengthen your faith. - Author: Joe Thorn
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#88. You can't make yourself closer to God by hating someone else, whether you believe it's righteous anger or not. The relationship between Soul - which is you - and God is one of love. And where there's pure love, there is no room for anger of any kind. - Author: Harold Klemp
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#89. For God, who is in heaven, is in man. Where else can heaven be, if not in man? As we need it, it must be within us. Therefore it knows our prayer even before we have uttered it, for it is closer to our hearts than to our words.
- Opus paramirum, I:ix - Author: Paracelsus
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#90. Growing closer to God has a whole lot less to do with any action we might take and a whole lot more to do with positioning our hearts toward His. It's what I call intentionally positioning ourselves to experience God - and the posture we are to take - Author: Lysa TerKeurst
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#91. After every temptation you will be either closer to God or further from Him. - Author: Jason Evert
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#92. An effort disbursed to become like a god takes us closer towards finding him. - Author: Deepak Vidyarthi
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#93. God always has a plan. This isn't his fault. This is a test, something designed to help you grow closer to God. And. I know, somehow, God will use it. - Author: C.B. Cook
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#94. Being on a mission-not thinking about myself and focusing on serving other people-is what brought me closer to God than anything else. - Author: David Archuleta
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#95. I think women are closer to God than we are. They walk right out there like they know what they're doing. - Author: Barry Hannah
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#96. Suffering will get you great footage. I don't know about closer to God. Although there have been times when I've suffered to the point where I think I might be about to meet him. - Author: Johnny Knoxville
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#97. Despite all my efforts, I still can't honestly say that I feel closer to God and to myself. - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#98. Everything on this earth belongs to God and therefore the more your dedication draws you closer to him, the more you will draw closer to what God owns - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#99. It's funny how the closer you get to God, the more you realize how far you are from Him. - Author: Mark Hart
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#100. God wants us to be happy, because when we are, we are closer to Him. We can hear His direction better in the form of intuition and we can help others as well. So, do what makes you happy. - Author: Sharon Critchfield
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