Quotes for the week

Every week one of our elders gathers some thought provoking quotes for the screens. So, as we continue with Southside@Home, we will be adding them here. We hope that they will inspire some thought.

Any fool can make something complicated. It takes a genius to make it simple.
                                                                           Woody Guthrie

Empathy stitches us together when a thousand loud things act as seam-rippers, shredding the fabric of our connectedness.  Empathy simply picks up a needle again, and begins stitching again – together, together, together.
                                                                           Shauna Niequist

If we find ourselves with a desire that nothing in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that we were made for another world.
                                                                           C.S. Lewis

I’ll let you in on a little secret: your heart is made for the kingdom of God. This might be the most important thing anyone will ever tell you about yourself: your heart only thrives in one habitat, and that safe place is called the kingdom of God.
                                                                           John Eldridge

Lord, show me your beauty – attract my heart, capture my imagination, so that I find joyful pleasure in serving you.  Amen
                                                                           Tim Keller

So the creation of the heavens and the earth and everything in them was completed. On the seventh day God had finished his work of creation, so he rested from all his work.
                                                                           Genesis 2