Jehovah was not in the wind. And after the wind, an earthquake: Jehovah was not in the earthquake.
And after the earthquake, a fire: Jehovah was not in the fire. And after the fire, a soft gentle voice. (1Kings 19:11-12)

Saturday, April 20, 2013

Words of Wisdom for the Weekend: "Far Too Easily Pleased"

"We are half-hearted creatures, fooling about with drink and s_x and ambition when infinite joy is offered us, like an ignorant child who wants to go on making mud pies in a slum because he cannot imagine what is meant by the offer of a holiday at the sea. We are far too easily pleased."
~ C.S.Lewis [word altered to avoid undesirable traffic]

"You make known to me the path of life; 
in your presence there is fullness of joy; 
at your right hand are pleasures forevermore."
Psalm 16:11


{Words for Wisdom for the Weekend: These are words that I have been challenged or encouraged by that I have read throughout my week that I kept pondering; words that I couldn't get off my mind and heart throughout my week. 
For other Words of Wisdom for the Weekend posts see here.}


  1. The pictures are adorable. The quote went straight to my heart. I wonder how many times I "settled" when true joy was waiting had I accepted it.

  2. What a cutie! Psalms 16:11 is one of my favorites.... just included it in am letter to our Compassion daughter this week. Hope you you have a great day tomorrow. :)

  3. I love the scripture, and the photos you choose to go with are perfect.

  4. Beautiful pictures of your breath taking daughter!! (Rachel)

  5. (And after the fire, a soft gentle voice.) This verse is so comforting to me! Have a blessed week.


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