A LAY CISTERCIAN’S SAYINGS
Here are some sayings that have popped up in my Lectio Divina
- Marriage is not the purpose of life, but the purpose of marriage is life.
- Love means following your heart to sit down next to Jesus on a park bench and wait.
- Just because your road is rocky doesn’t mean you are on the wrong road.
- I am not you; you are not me; God is not you; and you, most certainly are not God.
- If you travel off of the straight and narrow one mile, remember that it will take you one mile to get back to it.
- Choices are between what is right and what is easy.
- Every good and bad deed you do, every thought you think will be known to everyone when judged at the end of your life.
- There are good works, bad works, and no works. Which ones do you do?
- “It is better to keep your mouth shut and be thought a fool than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.”
- “Mud thrown is ground lost.”
- “Whatever is received, is received according to the disposition of the one who receives it.”