quotes tagged with 'nature'

I’ve been homesick for countries I’ve never been, and longed to be where I couldn’t be

Author: John Cheever, Source: unknownSaved by l1nds4y in nature yearning travel vacation 1 month ago[save this] [permalink]

Life and death weren’t opposites in Nature: one was merely an extension of the other.

Author: John Marsden, Source: Tomorrow, When the War BeganSaved by l1nds4y in life nature death opposite 4 months ago[save this] [permalink]

It seems to be a law of nature, inflexible and inexorable, that those who will not risk cannot win.

Author: John Paul Jones, Source: http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/j/johnpauljo182844.ht...Saved by prabatuty in nature win law risk 2 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Ponder deeply and diligently in the scriptures and in the words of living prophets. Persist in prayer for the Holy Ghost to reveal to you the nature of God the Father and His Beloved Son. Plead that the Spirit will show you what the Lord wants you to do. Plan to do it. Promise Him to obey. Act with determination until you have done what He asked. And then pray to give thanks for the opportunity to serve and to know what you might do next.

Author: http://www.lds.org/conference/talk/display/0,5232,23-1-1207-21,00.html, Source: President Henry B. Eyring Saved by mlsscaress in revelation nature scriptures gratitude determination service obey holyghost prayer plan ponder act changeofheart returnandreport 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Nature does nothing uselessly.

Author: Aristotle, Source: UnknownSaved by infobuff in nature 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

"Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home, that wildness is a necessity, and that mountain parks and reservations are useful not only as fountains of timber and irrigating rivers, but as fountains of life."

Author: John Muir, Source: Wild WoodSaved by bhquoty in nature 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

"The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature."

Author: Anne Frank, Source: UnknownSaved by bhquoty in nature pondering 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

When we understand the magnitude of motherhood, it becomes clear why prophets have been so protective of woman’s most sacred role. While we tend to equate motherhood solely with maternity, in the Lord’s language, the word mother has layers of meaning. Of all the words they could have chosen to define her role and her essence, both God the Father and Adam called Eve “the mother of all living”—and they did so before she ever bore a child. Like Eve, our motherhood began before we were born. Just as worthy men were foreordained to hold the priesthood in mortality, righteous women were endowed premortally with the privilege of motherhood. Motherhood is more than bearing children, though it is certainly that. It is the essence of who we are as women. It defines our very identity, our divine stature and nature, and the unique traits our Father gave us

Author: Sheri L. Dew, Source: http://www.lds.org/ldsorg/v/index.jsp?vgnextoid=2354fccf2b7db0...Saved by mlsscaress in nature motherhood identity foreordained eve maternity stature 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

"The desire to create is one of the deepest yearnings of the human soul. No matter our talents, education, backgrounds, or abilities, we each have an inherent wish to create something that did not exist before."Everyone can create. You don't need money, position, or influence in order to create something of substance or beauty."Creation brings deep satisfaction and fulfillment. We develop ourselves and others when we take unorganized matter into our hands and mold it into something of beauty. . ". . . Remember that you are spirit daughters of the most creative Being in the universe. Isn't it remarkable to think that your very spirits are fashioned by an endlessly creative and eternally compassionate God? Think about it—your spirit body is a masterpiece, created with a beauty, function, and capacity beyond imagination."But to what end were we created? We were created with the express purpose and potential of experiencing a fulness of joy (see 2 Nephi 2:25). Our birthright—and the purpose of our great voyage on this earth—is to seek and experience eternal happiness. One of the ways we find this is by creating things.

Author: Dieter Uctdorf, Source: http://feeds.lds.org/ldsdailygems?format=xmlSaved by charkartch in nature creativity divine 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Since time immemorial, wise men have described our wonderful nature: spiritual, primeval, ever-existing, undying, unchangeable, imperishable.

Author: Science of Identity Foundation, Source: http://www.jagadgurusiddhaswarupananda.net/Saved by L5S0M in nature wisdom spiritual jagad guru ScienceofIdentityFoundation 10 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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