You’re up against far more than you can handle on your own….Pray that I’ll know what to say and have the courage to say it at the right time, telling the mystery to one and all, the Message that I, jailbird preacher that I am, am responsible for getting out.
—Ephesians 6: 13, 19-20
The Message Bible
Don’t run too far, you will have to return the same distance
Yes. We would eat chocolates and smoke cigarettes and read the Bible, which is the only way to do it, if you ask me. …the bible is so good with chocolate. I always thought the Bible was more of a salad thing, you know, but it isn’t. It is a chocolate thing.
—"Penny" excerpt from Blue Like Jazz by Donald Miller
…but if you’re content to be simply yourself, you’ll become more than yourself.
—Luke 14:12 (MSG)