We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.– Winston Churchill (via kari-shma)
It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters,...– Ursula LeGuin
People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing –...– Zig Ziglar (submitted by powerofblindfaith)
Pharaoh versus God
Reading : Exodus 5:1-21 Here we find Moses and Aaron confronting Pharaoh with God’s command: “Let my people go” (v1). If they expected a quick result they were disappointed. Later we see Moses perplexed at the run of events (vv22-23) and wondering if his confrontative stance has made matters worse! In this chapter we have a clear picture of sinful human stubbornness...
We turn to God for help when our foundations are shaking only to learn that it...– Charles West
Another turning point; a fork stuck in the road. Time grabs you by the wrist;...– Greenday - Time of your life (via simtan)
Do you know you have asked for the costliest thing Ever made by the Hand above?...– A Woman’s Question, by Lena Lathrop
The man who lives for himself is a failure; the man who lives for others has...– Norman Vincent Peale
Cambodia Day 03: Temple Visits (part 2)
The rest of the temples were smaller compared to Angkor Wat and have different stories at different points in history. The above is one of the four entrances into “Bayon Temple” (picture courtesy of Adrian Lim) Chiem, our tourguide explained that the temple was build in an ascending manner, with the pillar arches leading towards the top of the mountain progressively smaller than...
Cambodia Day 03: Temple Visits
Itinerary for day 03: 1) Angkor Wat 2) Bayon Temple 3) Banteay Srei 4) Banteay Samre 5) Ta-phrom Temple Let us start from the very beginning. We woke up EARLY… to catch the sun rise at Angkor Wat!! Unfortunately, it wasn’t much of a sun rise, as it was quite cloudy, so what we saw, was not the mesh of colors I would have hoped for, but it was a gradual dark to light tones, as...
God sees with utter clarity who we are. He is undeceived as to our warts and...– John Ortberg
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Every man is the builder of a temple called his body.– Henry David Thoreau
Love is a temporary madness. It erupts like an earthquake and then subsides. And...– St. Augustine (via aheartfortheheartless)
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