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#1. Someone's running your life. Most of us are on the throne of our own lives. Jesus wants to sit on the throne of your life. - Author: Steve Farrar
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#2. We plant sod where God wants 2 plant seed. He's more interested in growing our character than having us look finished. - Author: Bob Goff
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#3. Everyone in our culture wants to win a prize. Perhaps that is the grand lesson we have taken with us from kindergarten in the age of perversions of Dewey-style education: everyone gets a ribbon, and praise becomes a meaningless narcotic to soothe egoistic distemper. - Author: Gerald Early
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#4. [ ... ] love is not reasonable or measured. It undoes you. It's in the imperfections in each other, in ourselves, where we find our humanity. It's in our dents and scars where the deepest connections are made. Real love resides in the parts of me I think no one wants to see. - Author: Liza Palmer
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#5. We might begin by scanning our body ... and then asking, "What is happening?" We might also ask, "What wants my attention right now?" or, "What is asking for acceptance? - Author: Tara Brach
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#6. We know that ever woman wants to be thin. Our images of womanhood are almost synonymous with thinness. - Author: Susie Orbach
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#7. Our society wants things to grow, and our society wants things to become bigger and bigger. Everything has to be put under the spotlight. - Author: Raf Simons
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#8. We should turn our death into a celebration, even if only out of a malice towards life: towards the woman who wants to leave
us! - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#9. If we choose to turn left when God wants us to go right, we cannot expect God to support the plans we made on our own. - Author: Jim Cymbala
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#10. For He, who gave this vast machine to roll, Breathed Life in then, in us a Reasoning Soul; That kindred feelings might our state improve, And mutual wants conduct to mutual love. - Author: Juvenal
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#11. As we get past our superficial material wants and instant gratification we connect to a deeper part of ourselves, as well as to others, and the universe. - Author: Judith Wright
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#12. Even though He wants our help, values our help, and calls for our help in changing the world, our all-powerful God is not helpless - even without us. - Author: Nik Ripken
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#13. I am not one of these people who wants everyone to live the way I live. What causes more trouble on our troubled earth than people like that? - Author: Roland Merullo
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#14. God loves us. He's watching us, he wants us to succeed, and we'll know someday that he has not left one thing undone for the eternal welfare of each of us. If we only knew it, there are heavenly hosts pulling for us
friends in heaven that we can't rememer now, who yearn for our victory. - Author: Ezra Taft Benson
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#15. God wants our conscience to be certain and sure that it is pleasing to Him. This cannot be done if the conscience is led by its own feelings, but only if it relies on the Word of God. - Author: Martin Luther
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#16. The very fact that God has placed a certain soul in our way is a sign that God wants us to do something for him or her. It is not chance; it has been planned by God. We are bound by conscience to help him or her. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#17. I think that women are often lumped into categories - single gals, or soccer moms, or career women, or women of a certain age. For some reason our society wants women to wear labels, and not only on their clothes. - Author: Elizabeth Heyert
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#18. God wants us to be significant; he wants the world to know us that is why He encourages us to have an active civil position in our nations - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#19. It's easier to say (I'm going to be myself and if anyone wants to be with me, then she/he has to accept me as I am ... flaws and all) than it is for us to work at reducing our flaws and making ourselves more acceptable. - Author: Darrell Roberts
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#20. We have no need to learn to think much of ourselves, to care for ourselves, to consider our own needs, wants, and desires. We already do that far too much. The problem is getting us to think of others, to have a lowliness of mind that springs from humility and love. - Author: Nancy Wilson
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#21. The material body has a practical reality that is accessible. It is here and now, and we can do something with it. However, we must not forget that the innermost part of our being is also trying to help us. It wants to come out to the surface and express itself. - Author: B.K.S. Iyengar
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#22. Satan's first appearance in the Bible included an attack on a marriage - trying to divide Adam and Eve. His tactics have not changed. He wants our marriages to flounder and fail, because he knows that few things will discourage us more. - Author: Billy Graham
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#23. Some say that the Black Rabbit hates us and wants our destruction. But the truth is - or so they taught me - that he, too, serves Lord Frith and does no more than his appointed task - Author: Richard Adams
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#24. The true use of speech is not so much to express our wants as to conceal them. - Author: Oliver Goldsmith
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#25. Ten years ago, you wrote a book and you never expected to find out anything about the author. Now with social media, everyone wants that connection. I think our readers want to be invited into our lives and brought on the journey and be part of this whole process. - Author: Jane Green
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#26. If frugality were established in the state, and if our expenses were laid out to meet needs rather than superfluities of life, there might be fewer wants, and even fewer pleasures, but infinitely more happiness. - Author: Oliver Goldsmith
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#27. Remember, Resistance wants us to cede sovereignty to others. It wants us to stake our self-worth, our identity, our reason-for-being, on the response of others to our work. Resistance knows we can't take this. No one can. - Author: Steven Pressfield
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#28. I don't believe God wants our church life to be centered on buildings and services. Instead, God wants our churches - whatever specific forms our gatherings take - to be focused on active discipleship, mission, and the pursuit of unity. - Author: Francis Chan
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#29. Our eyeball hours are scarce, indeed. That's why Google wants us to do as much as possible online, in range of their ads, and is willing to spend billions creating more reasons and ways for us to do so. - Author: Douglas Rushkoff
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#30. When God wants to bring more power into our lives., He brings more pressure. He is generating spiritual force by friction. - Author: A.B. Simpson
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#31. Pay attention to what your body is telling you about your own wants and needs. Find the rhythms in your cycles. There is wisdom in our biology. Above all, do what feels best. Making healthy choices feels good. This is not deprivation. It is nourishment on all levels. It is the opposite of neglect. - Author: Julie Holland
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#32. The goal of business should not be to do business with anyone who simply wants what you have. It should be to focus on the people who believe what you believe. When we are selective about doing business only with those who believe in our WHY, trust emerges. - Author: Simon Sinek
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#33. We block our conscious wants with beliefs. It's important to find them, with a psychologist, tarot, a book, whatever. That's how you define quality in any of these choices, if they give you want you need. - Author: Robin Sacredfire
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#34. I am only a little pencil in the hand of our Lord. He may cut or sharpen the pencil. He may write or draw whatever and whenever he wants. If the writing or drawing is good, we do not honor the pencil or the material that is used, but rather the one who used it. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#35. It is our best work that God wants, not the dregs of our exhaustion. I think he must prefer quality to quantity. - Author: George MacDonald
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#36. As a member of Congress, I believe it is the responsibility of those elected to represent the people at every level of government to ensure that our government works to ensure that every person who wants gainful employment has it. - Author: Leonard Boswell
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#37. When God wants to move a mountain, he does not take a bar of iron, but he takes a little worm. The fact is, we have too much strength. We are not weak enough. It is not our strength that we want. One drop of God's strength is worth more than all the world. - Author: Dwight L. Moody
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#38. In our culture, most of us have been trained to ignore our own wants and to discount our needs. - Author: Marshall B. Rosenberg
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#39. Until we become fully free, we put up a false front, a facade, to others for the purpose of winning the acceptance and approval of others. We behave in accordance with what we think the other one wants rather than by expressing our own real feelings. - Author: Lester Levenson
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#40. I think our Savior wants us to be happy on this earth. That's why we're here is to have joy. - Author: Shay Carl
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#41. Culture wants to sexualize us; church, it seems, wants to desexualize us. In the end, women are left staring in the mirror and wondering if our skirt is too short for Sunday service. - Author: Pam Hogeweide
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#42. Often God has to shut a door in our face, so that He can subsequently open the door through which He wants us to go. - Author: Catherine Marshall
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#43. The legal system we have and the rule of law are far more responsible for our traditional liberties than any system of one man one vote. Any country or Government which wants to proceed towards tyranny starts to undermine legal rights and undermine the law. - Author: Margaret Thatcher
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#44. Sometimes people say that coach is a winner, but everyone wants to win. You must know how to behave in victory and in defeat, to look after what is our sport, football. - Author: Vicente Del Bosque
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#45. God gave these ten laws for our good. He wants us to be our very best and to get the most that is possible our of life. - Author: Charles L. Allen
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#46. Deprived of pain, and also deprived of danger, able to do what it wants, [Nature] does not need us, nor understands our deserts, and it cannot be angry. - Author: Lucretius
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#47. The Lord God is our great helper. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#48. When God wants to speak and deal with us, he does not avail himself of an angel but of parents, or the pastor, or of our neighbor. - Author: Martin Luther
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#49. The $50 note trick - ask who wants it even after stomping on it - moral is, no matter what we do to it it is still worth $50. We as human beings never lose our value either despite feeling down, flat or worthless at times. - Author: John C. Maxwell
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#50. For some time now, our whole European culture has been moving with a tortured tension that is growing from decade to decade, as toward a catastrophe: restlessly, violently, headlong, like a river that wants to reach the end, that no longer reflects, that is afraid to reflect. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#51. The practice of thrift is not outdated. We must discipline ourselves to live within our incomes even if it means going without or making do. The wise person can distinguish ... between basic needs and extravagant wants. Some find budgeting extremely painful, but I promise you, it is never fatal. - Author: Marvin J. Ashton
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#52. Supernatural explanations always mean the end of inquiry: that's the way God wants it, end of story. Science, on the other hand, is never satisfied: our studies of the universe will continue until humans go extinct. - Author: Jerry A. Coyne
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#53. If our life is a dream, let it continue; who wants the reality? If our life is a reality, let it continue; who wants the dream? Unknown is unreliable! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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#54. Commandments are loving counsel from a wise Father. Our understanding and concept of God as a loving and personal Heavenly Father allows us no other definition. He gives us commandments for one reason only-because he loves us and wants us to be happy. - Author: Paul H. Dunn
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#55. At a time when everybody in our culture is talking about tolerance, it seems that tolerance has the highest premium of any response - "If we just tolerate one another ... " But my feeling is: Who wants to be tolerated? People don't want to be tolerated; they want to be loved. - Author: Derek Webb
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#56. Each of us has been given the ability to reach God with our prayers ... Whatever form it takes, each prayer is an invitation for God to bring his power into another life. God wants to help us, but he waits for us to seek his help. - Author: Betty Eadie
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#57. Why do we bombard God with our prayers for what we lack to be provided? Perhaps we should be asking God not to supply our wants, but to dwell within them. - Author: Margaret Silf
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#58. As for my father, few souls are less troubled. He can be simply pleased with us, pleased that we exist, and, from the vantage point of his wondrously serene old age, he contemplates our lives almost as if they were books he can dip into whenever he wants. His back pages, perhaps. - Author: Angela Carter
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#59. I'd rather live a life I truly love by spending my time doing things I love and have that be my only life rather than devote myself to someone who can't be proven exists at all that wants our time and our love more than our virtues simply just so I can live again - Author: Anonymous
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#60. Sean's our boy, big into computer games and football, wants to help the Redskins build a dynasty, though he doesn't really know what that means. - Author: Catherine Coulter
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#61. You heard me, Laila. He broke up with Meri, and now, wants me back. I told him to go fuck himself."
She smiles at me with pride. "That's my bitch." We click our bottles and swig a large mouthful. - Author: Dora Sky
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#62. God always wants what's best for us, just as you want what's best for someone you really love. You put them before you, and God does that too. God puts us before His Son, who He sacrificed for our salvation. But the Son did it voluntarily because He has the love of the Father before us. - Author: Francis George
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#63. American music is something the rest of the world wants to listen to. Our job is to make sure they pay for it. - Author: Jason Michael Berman
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#64. One of the most important things to do in a church that wants to nurture and administrate prophetic ministry is to dial down the mysticism and the carnal desire to look superspiritual. We need to keep our eyes off people and remain focused on Jesus and His purpose for us. - Author: Mike Bickle
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#65. Jesus didn't call us to merely make a decision for him. He doesn't need our vote of approval. He doesn't want deciders. He wants disciples - people who are devoted to becoming more and more like him in everything, everyday. - Author: Jeff Vanderstelt
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#66. The world wants disarmament, the world needs disarmament. We have it in our power to help fashion future history. - Author: Arthur Henderson
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#67. Wonder is our erotic affiliation with all of life. If we develop this, enjoy it, and follow its promptings, our wants will be fewer and our needs plainer. - Author: Stephanie Mills
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#68. The time and intelligence that our ancestors spent on understanding the sovereignty revealed in Father, Son, and Holy Spirit are directed by our contemporaries in affirming and validating the sovereignty of our needs, wants, and feelings. - Author: Eugene H. Peterson
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#69. We try to conceal our defects and say the things we think the other one wants to hear. We pretend that we're always lovely and sweet-tempered and that we don't mind the other's nasty little habits. And then after the wedding, we lower the boom. - Author: Lisa Kleypas
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#70. We must remember in our struggles that our duty lies outside of trying to understand God's plan. He never asks that of us. Instead, He wants to see our trust in Him, through simple daily obedience, even in a land of affliction and confusion. - Author: Wayne Stiles
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#71. Only a fool wants war, but once a war starts then it cannot be fought half-heartedly. It cannot even be fought with regret, but must be waged with a savage joy in defeating the enemy, and it is that savage joy that inspires our bards to write their greatest songs about love and war. - Author: Bernard Cornwell
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#72. It's in our best interest to put some of the old rules aside and create new ones and follow the consumer - what the consumer wants and where the consumer wants to go. - Author: Bob Iger
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#73. God is bigger than our sins. God wants you as you are - stumbling, sinning, confused. - Author: Sierra Simone
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#74. We are on parallel paths with the planet. The wants and needs of marine wildlife are our own: we want connection, companionship, a healthy clean environment. - Author: Adrian Grenier
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#75. The more we keep our mind on ourselves and our wants, the more unhappy we become. God wants us to love others and meet their needs. - Author: Joyce Meyer
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#76. The truth is God created us to have relationship with us. He wants to love us and take care of us, and He wants us to love Him. That's where our walk with Christ has to start. - Author: Joyce Meyer
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#77. We should not open our mouths too hastily upon approaching God. On the contrary, we first must ask God to show us what and how to pray before we make our request known to Him. Have we not consumed a great deal of time in the past asking for what we wanted? Why not now ask for what God wants? - Author: Watchman Nee
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#78. I used to believe the purpose in life is to find happiness. I don't believe that anymore. I believe we are all given gifts from our Father, and that our purpose is to offer them to Him. He knows how He wants us to use them. - Author: Francine Rivers
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#79. I've discovered that when we take time to renew our minds with God's Word, we learn how to think like God thinks, say what God says, and act like He wants us to act. - Author: Joyce Meyer
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#80. Everyone wants a prodigy to fail; it makes our mediocrity more bearable. - Author: Harold Bloom
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#81. The [Barack] Obama administration wants to take our rights to keep and bear arms away from us. They are trying to take our God, and our gun. And if they do that, they can impose a dictatorship upon us. - Author: Ted Cruz
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#82. If you take a look at our natural history, there's always a moment where the young lion wants to challenge the older lion and, inherently, that's going to be problematic, and I don't think we're any different. - Author: Kiefer Sutherland
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#83. Abortion and racism are both symptoms of a fundamental human error. The error is thinking that when someone stands in the way of our wants, we can justify getting that person out of our lives. Abortion and racism stem from the same poisonous root, selfishness. - Author: Alveda King
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#84. I'm not one of those who wants to purge our society of our Christian history. - Author: Richard Dawkins
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#85. Our goal as women should be to discover who we are and not who we think we should be or who the world wants us to be. It's not our responsibility to be arm candy! - Author: Elisabeth Rohm
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#86. Our society seems to say that a real man needs and wants nobody. - Author: Stuart Miller
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#87. A part of us resists all of this and wants to make it sound as if it's much too religious, an arbitrary thing that we have to do with our life. This is nonsense. This is the real fun. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#88. But it is not our place to punish a father for his political beliefs or where he wants to raise his child. Indeed, if we were to start judging parents on the basis of their political beliefs, we would change the concept of family for the rest of time. - Author: Janet Reno
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#89. So one aspect of becoming a Christian is having to leave behind what everyone else thinks and wants, the prevailing standards, in order to enter the light of the truth of our being, and aided by that light to find the right path. Mary - Author: Pope Benedict XVI
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#90. Our Congress should stay in session all summer - camp out in D.C., and turn off the AC. Put on their stuffiest powdered wigs and sweat it out, until they give in and put their John Hancocks (and their Nancy Pelosis and their John Boehners) on at least one meaningful law that no one wants to repeal. - Author: Kevin Bleyer
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#91. Prayer shouldn't be a burden but a privilege - God wants our fellowship. - Author: Billy Graham
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#92. Our problem as leaders is we do everything we know to do. That's not enough. We need to do everything God wants us to do. - Author: Richard Blackaby
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#93. The Spirit doesn't require our perfect performance to work with; He simply needs willingness to yield to whatever the Father wants to do. - Author: Michael Brown
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#94. The mind was designed not to defend what we want, but to discover what is ultimately true, which should shape our wants and satisfy them more deeply with God. The purpose of the mind is not to rationalize subjective preferences, but to recognize objective reality and to help the heart revel in God. - Author: John Piper
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#95. But why will God not speak to me? ... I think when God is silent, He wants us to prove in our hearts that we are willing to follow Him no matter the cost. If all answers were crystal-clear, how could we show our devotion to Him? - Author: Jennifer Beckstrand
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#96. The whole message God wants to tell us is that if we want to experience God, we must first abandon our thoughts and then start thinking His. - Author: K.P. Yohannan
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#97. He just wants to be heard," Hank said.
That's all any of us want. To know that someone hears our pain. - Author: Kathy Lyons
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#98. We will never accomplish what God wants for our lives unless we stop making excuses for ourselves and pampering our flesh. When we get into seemingly impossible situations, we have to remember - it's not about us. - Author: Monica Johnson
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#99. I guess God can be whatever God wants to be. Maybe God's so great that even our little rules about material reality and our tiny little universe don't mean anything to God. You ever think of that? - Author: Donna Leon
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#100. Putin wants to stay in power, but not so that he can finally solve our most pressing problems: education, health care, poverty. - Author: Mikhail Gorbachev
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