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bookshelfbelle:

"Control yourself," whispers the conscience.

"Stop," whispers the wallet.

"Shut up, we’re in a bookstore," whispers the heart.

(via chris-werms)

http://blakebaggott.tumblr.com/post/96226126011/just-an-suggestion-its-never-a-good-idea-to-drop

blakebaggott:

Just an suggestion: it’s never a good idea to drop a lone, random Scripture reference when someone is hurting. It implies a few things, 1) “If you just understood and believed this verse you wouldn’t feel like you do”—nope, please stop, 2) that you don’t care about the person enough to even…

"All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness,

An Orthodox priest told me I looked like Jesus and that I’d be his first choice for a Jesus of Nazareth movie.

…I have arrived?

My sins…

orthopilgrim:

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A brother at Scetis committed a fault. A council was called to which Abba Moses was invited, but he refused to go to it. Then the priest sent someone to say to him, ‘Come, for everyone is waiting for you.’ So he got up and went. He took a leaking jug, filled it with water and carried it with him. The others came out to meet him and said to him, ‘What is this, Father?’ The old man said to them, ‘My sins run out behind me, and I do not see them, and today I am coming to judge the errors of another.’ When they heard that they said no more to the brother but forgave him.