Books. People have no idea how beautiful books are. How they taste on your fingers. How bright everything is when you light it with words.
— Rachel Kadish,Tolstoy Lied: A Love Story (via thesearepeopleyouknow)
Yes, it is hard, but God is mysteriously loving and sovereign in all that comes our way. To lose him as sovereign in that moment is to lose your hope for the future.
— John Piper
Don’t postpone joy until you have learned all of your lessons. Joy is the lesson.
— Alan Cohen