Tuesday, March 27, 2007

Lessons From Birds

"A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song." ... Chinese Proverb

"Use what talents you possess: the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best." ... Henry Van Dyke

"God loved the birds and invented trees. Man loved the birds and invented cages." ... Jacques Deval

"Birds sing after a storm;why shouldn't people feel as free to delight in whatever sunlight remains to them?" ... Rose Kennedy

"You cannot prevent the birds of sorrow from flying over your head, but you can prevent them from building nests in your hair." ... Chinese Proverb

"In almost everything that touches our everyday life on earth, God is pleased when we're pleased. He wills that we be as free as birds to soar and sing our maker's praise without anxiety." ... A. W. Tozer

"No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings." ... William Blake

"God gives every bird its food, but He does not throw it into the nest." ... Jeffrey R. Holland

"It's best to have failure happen early in life. It wakes up the Phoenix bird in you so you rise from the ashes." ... Anne Baxter

"The shell must break before the bird can fly." ... Lord Alfred Tennyson

"The bird of paradise alights only upon the hand that does not grasp." ... John Berry

"For a bird of the air shall carry the voice, and that which hath wings shall tell the matter." ... Eccl 10:20

"But those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles;they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint." ... Isaiah 40:31 (NIV)

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