While reading and studying during the hottest week of the summer, I discovered refreshing encouragement from several sources.
“. . . our weaknesses, our pain, our problems are not meant to destroy us. Instead, they are opportunities God uses to weave His strength into the fabric of our lives.” –by Jerry Jones in his book, Cheated: What to do When Life’s Not Fair
“The school of life offers some difficult courses, but it is in the difficult class that one learns the most–especially when your teacher is the Lord Jesus Himself.” –Corrie ten Boom, Tramp for the Lord
“Every . . . teacher makes a choice, consciously or subconsciously, every day . . . to become an outstanding and influential teacher who has a long-term impact on students . . .” –by Gail L. Thompson, Through Ebony Eyes
“Obnoxious qualities in people are merely cries for help.” –Guy Doud