quotes tagged with 'loss'

Many people lose the small joys in the hope for the big happiness

Author: Pearl S Buck, Source: unknownSaved by l1nds4y in happiness loss hope joy 1 year ago[save this] [permalink]

There is no use in loving things if you have to be torn from them, is there?

Author: LM Montgomery, Source: Anne of Green GablesSaved by l1nds4y in loss destiny love 1 year ago[save this] [permalink]

We hold on so tightly, because we’re terrified of loss. We hold on till our own hands bleed. And in that self-shattering persistence, we fail to see the answer: Just let go

Author: Yasmin Mogahed, Source: unknownSaved by l1nds4y in loss answer grief 1 year ago[save this] [permalink]

“Everybody will die, of course, sooner or later…Everybody will die, but very few people want to be reminded of that fact.”

Author: Lemony Snicket, Source: HorseradishSaved by l1nds4y in loss death lemonysnicket 1 year ago[save this] [permalink]

Grief, a type of sadness that most often occurs when you have lost someone you love, is a sneaky thing, because it can disappear for a long time, and then pop back up when you least expect it.

Author: Lemony Snicket, Source: HorseradishSaved by l1nds4y in loss love grief sad lemonysnicket 1 year ago[save this] [permalink]

Be careful lest you yourself become the goat and carry unseen spiritual burdens into the wilderness. More serious by far than the loss of property or money are the unseen spiritual penalties which accrue like interest on a debt which one day, in the eternal scheme of things, must surely be paid.

I read somewhere of a young couple who settled in the wilderness. While the man cleared the land, his wife tended things about the homestead. Occasionally, the cow would get into the garden, and the husband would complain.

One day, as he left to get supplies, he said in a sarcastic way, “Do you think you’ll be able to keep the cow in while I am gone?” She thought she could; she would try.

That night a terrible storm arose. Frightened by thunder, the cow escaped into the woods. Several days later the husband returned to an empty cabin and an apologetic note: “A storm came up, and the cow got out. I am so sorry, but I think I can find her.”

He searched; neither had survived. The author concluded the incident with these words:

Boys flying kites haul in their white-winged birds;
You can call back your kites, but you can’t call back your words.
“Careful with fire” is good advice, we know;
“Careful with words” is ten times doubly so.
Thoughts unexpressed will often fall back dead.But God Himself can’t kill them, once they are said!
(Will Carleton, The First Settler’s Story).

Author: Elder Boyd K. Packer, Source: http://www.lds.org/ldsorg/v/index.jsp?vgnextoid=2354fccf2b7db0...Saved by mlsscaress in loss suffering debt price forgiveness burden offender balmofgilead 10 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Much of the misery encouraged by Satan comes from losses. Satan experienced that kind of misery when he lost his first estate. Now he tries to inflict similar losses on thse who ahve proceeded to mortality, the second estate. Satan encourages a loss of virtue, a loss of integrity, a loss of reputation, a loss of ideals, a loss of wholesome associations, and even a loss of life.

Author: Dallin H. Oaks, Source: Ensign, November 1991, p.73Saved by mlsscaress in satan agency loss destruction misery mental lead hearken firstestate 1nephi1524 blindness overpower 10 years ago[save this] [permalink]
He that loseth wealth, loseth much; he that loseth friends, loseth more; but he that loseth his spirit loseth all.
Author: Spanish Proverb, Source: UnknownSaved by cboyack in spirit loss wealth friend 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
All your losses will be made up to you in the resurrection, provided you continue faithful. By the vision of the Almighty I have seen it.
Author: Joseph Smith, Source: Teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith, p. 296Saved by cboyack in loss resurrection faith 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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