Old Soul Quotes: Respect

In my church bulletin last Sunday was a beautiful quote on respect by Ausonius, a fourth century Roman poet and teacher. I decided to feature it and other quotes about respect in this week's post. Ye shall not respect persons in judgment; but ye shall hear the small as well as the great; ye shall not be… Continue reading Old Soul Quotes: Respect

Old Soul Quotes: Feast

We celebrated my daughter's birthday yesterday, and as we do for all special occasions, we had a meal that far exceeded our normal simple fare. Serving a feast to my family is a way to show them my love and bring them together, and the celebration inspired my word choice for today. But when thou… Continue reading Old Soul Quotes: Feast

Old Soul Quotes: Animals

We couldn't imagine life without our pets! I hope these quotes will touch and uplift your heart as you consider the importance of all creatures, great and small. And God made the beast of the earth after his kind, and cattle after their kind, and every thing that creepeth upon the earth after his kind: and God… Continue reading Old Soul Quotes: Animals

Old Soul Quotes: Giving

I've spent the week reading Randy Alcorn's book The Treasure Principle and learning Matthew 6:19-21, about saving up treasure in heaven. To continue with the theme which has so inspired me, I chose giving as the theme for today's post. Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the same… Continue reading Old Soul Quotes: Giving

Old Soul Quotes: Knowledge

In honor of my youngest son's birthday this week, I asked him what word he'd like me to feature for today's post. My curious kid's choice? Knowledge. Talk no more so exceeding proudly; let not arrogancy come out of your mouth: for the Lord is a God of knowledge, and by him actions are weighed. - I Samuel… Continue reading Old Soul Quotes: Knowledge

Old Soul Quotes: Food for Body and Soul

Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over. - Psalm 23:5 O taste and see that the Lord is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in him. - Psalm 34:8 He causeth the grass to grow for the cattle, and herb for the service of man:… Continue reading Old Soul Quotes: Food for Body and Soul

Old Soul Quotes: Strength

It is God that girdeth me with strength, and maketh my way perfect. - Psalm 18:32 Behold, God is my salvation; I will trust, and not be afraid: for the Lord Jehovah is my strength and my song; he also is become my salvation. - Isaiah 12:2 I have one desire now - to live a life of reckless abandon… Continue reading Old Soul Quotes: Strength

Old Soul Quotes: Honey

How sweet are thy words unto my taste! yea, sweeter than honey to my mouth! - Psalm 119:103 Pleasant words are as an honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones. - Proverbs 16:24 When we bless God for mercies, we usually prolong them. When we bless God for miseries, we usually end them. Praise is… Continue reading Old Soul Quotes: Honey

Old Soul Quotes: Tree

For ye shall go out with joy, and be led forth with peace: the mountains and the hills shall break forth before you into singing, and all the trees of the field shall clap their hands. -  Isaiah 55:12 And the Lord said, If ye had faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye might say unto this sycamine tree,… Continue reading Old Soul Quotes: Tree

Old Soul Quotes: Sea & Sand

This week's post is inspired by Savannah from Rejoicing in Hope, who requested that I find sand dollar quotes. Though I couldn't find any good ones specifically about sand dollars,  I did take her idea and run with it, to focus on sea and sand. Thank you, Savannah! How precious also are thy thoughts unto me,… Continue reading Old Soul Quotes: Sea & Sand