"Once we clearly acknowledge the soul, we can learn to hear it's cries. - Dallas Willard, Renovation Of The Heart."

It takes courage to pursue our dreams. It takes time and patience to unearth buried treasure. But I believe with all my heart that we must do both.


The burden of suffering seems to be a tombstone
hung around our necks. Yet in reality it is
simply the weight necessary to hold the
diver down while he
is searching for

Julius Richter


mystele said...


lori vliegen said...

hi mary! oh, how i needed to read this today! thanks so much for the inspiration! :)

Rhondi said...

I just read that recently in Streams in the Desert, my favorite devotional. I wonder if that is where you got it from. Such true words.

Jennifer said...

What a beautiful, comforting thought... thank you for sharing it!