Quotes To Ponder // Glimpses

I’ve tried to write a post for this link up a few times now. But I don’t have anything to write. I don’t like when my mind is blank and nothing appears to be happening. So instead of forcing the issue, I am simply going to share some quotes I’ve come across on the web recently and hope they will bless you.

There is comfort in the center of the storm, in the midst of it you can hear the whispering words, “Fear thou not, for I am with thee. . . ” – Deborah Ann Belka

To love means loving the unlovable. To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believing the unbelievable. Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless. – Gilbert K. Chesterton

Every man’s life is a fairy tale written by God’s fingers. – Hans Christian Andersen

Ah, but a man’s reach should exceed his grasp, Or what’s a heaven for?
– Robert Browning

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart. – Helen Keller

Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you.
– Walt Whitman

What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.  – Edith Wharton

And now I continue to list the beauty that I’m finding in my every day life.

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Glimpses #411 – 420

411. Taking my youngest daughter to open her first checking account.
412. Prom dress shopping with my girl.
413. Reconnecting with friends.
414. Making good decisions toward better health.
415. New homeschool products to try.
416. More cleansing tears.
417. My husbands biopsy was clear!
418. His strength is perfected in my weakness.
419. In Him I live, move and have my being.
420. Tax season bonus! A financial blessing for our family.

The Glimpses link up will open at 12:01 AM (PST) each Monday, and will remain open through Noon on Saturday. I am looking forward to reading your posts and visiting your blogs this week!

It is time to share the glimpses of beauty found this week.
Words written, gratitude given, photos taken, things created — anything that reflects the beauty of God revealed in your ordinary life.
1. Grab the button to place in your post, or simply link back here.
2. Link up with the post permalink, and not just your blog url.
3. Visit and encourage others who link up. We need each other!
4. Share about the link up on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.
5. Use the hashtag #glimpsesofhisbeauty so that we can find each other’s posts.

25 thoughts on “Quotes To Ponder // Glimpses”

  1. Lois says:

    Barbie, I’m so glad to hear your husband’s biopsy was clear! Praise the Lord.. that’s wonderful news. 🙂

    1. Barbie says:

      Thanks for your prayers Lois!

  2. Michele Morin says:

    I love that old New-Englander, Robert Frost. And your quote reminds me of another quote (from somewhere) that our God is the God of Through — He doesn’t leave us in the middle of our messes, but goes Through them with us.

    1. Barbie says:

      Oh that’s a great quote Michele. Thank you for sharing it.

  3. Kym says:

    I especially like the Hans Christian Andersen quote. 🙂

    1. Barbie says:

      Me too! Have a blessed week Kym!

    1. Barbie says:

      Thanks for your prayers Jodie.

  4. Joy Lenton says:

    I’m rejoicing with you, Barbie, as you celebrate the great biopsy results! I love these wisdom quotes. It’s hard to play favourites, but the Walt Whitman and Ralph Waldo Emerson ones seemed to shout out to me most of all. May you be enabled to rest, be refreshed and gather strength to write whenever inspiration is present. Life can be draining enough, without us putting pressure on ourselves to perform when we don’t feel up to it. Take good, essential soul care of yourself, because YOU are important too. Blessings, love and prayers. xo <3

    1. Barbie says:

      Thanks so much Joy! I appreciate you so much!

  5. June says:

    PTL with you! for a clear biopsy! (and bonus!), my friend! I’m always looking for new quotes to add to my collection, so this post is perfect! Have a blessed week!

    1. Barbie says:

      Thanks so much for your prayers June!

  6. Gayl says:

    Barbie, I hate it when my mind is blank and no matter how hard I try I can’t think of a thing to write. But I love how you decided to share some favorite quotes. They are all so good. I especially love the G.K.Chesterton one and also the one by Hans Christian Anderson.

    Blessings on your week!

    1. Barbie says:

      It seems like I’m having more of these moments where the writing doesn’t come as easily. It’s great that I can pull something from the web to encourage others with. Have a blessed week Gayl.

  7. Lisa notes says:

    The Joseph Campbell quote reminds me of my One Word last year, “Welcome.” It’s hard to do, but welcoming what comes helps us live a more contented life than constantly trying to shift gears into somewhere God doesn’t plan for us to be. Lots of good quotes here, Barbie! Congrats to your youngest daughter for opening up a bank account. A milestone moment. 🙂 So thankful your husband’s biopsy was clear!

    1. Barbie says:

      Thanks for stopping by Lisa!

  8. Trudy says:

    I’m glad your husband’s biopsy was clear, Barbie. I love all these quotes, so I can’t really pick out a favorite. Love and strength to you! Hugs!

    1. Barbie says:

      Blessings to you my friend!

  9. Mary Geisen says:

    Beautiful quotes! Love the one from G.K. Chesterton. Hope you have an amazing week! Love you!

    1. Barbie says:

      Thank you beautiful Mary!

  10. Hannah Bollinger says:

    It’s always nice to have a good set of quotes to reflect on and be inspired by. Lots of beauty in your list too. Blessings to you, Barbie!

    1. Barbie says:

      Thank you Hannah! Have a blessed and beautiful week.

  11. Elizabeth Stewart says:

    Hurray, Hurray! I finally had time to do some writing and remembered to post to your link up!

    1. Barbie says:

      Yay! I’m always excited when you link up! Looking forward to reading your post.

  12. Kevin says:

    Great collection of quotes.

    “The best way out is through.” Yes!

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