Patches of Godlight: Father Tim's Favorite Quotes by Jan Karon

Patches of Godlight: Father Tim's Favorite Quotes

byJan Karon

Paperback | September 24, 2002

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A beautiful collection of some of Father Tim's favorite quotes and a great companion to the Mitford series by the bestselling author of At Home in Mitford and Somebody Safe with Somebody Good 

Written in Father Tim Kavanagh's own hand, this wonderful collection of quotes brings to life the personal reflections of Mitford's beloved Episcopal priest. Here Father Tim has carefully recorded his favorite quotes from a variety of thinkers, philosophers, and poets whom he has admired over the years. Next to the quotes are Father Tim's personal comments, scribblings, and doodlings. From C. S. Lewis and Mark Twain to Aristophanes and St. Paul, these heartwarming words on love, life, and faith are a perfect addition to the Mitford series--and a must-have for Jan Karon's millions of readers.

Further inspirational and uplifting quotes are collected in a second volume, A Continual Feast.

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Jan Karon, born Janice Meredith Wilson in the foothills of North Carolina, was named after the title of a popular novel, Janice Meredith.Jan wrote her first novel at the age of ten. "The manuscript was written on Blue Horse notebook paper, and was, for good reason, kept hidden from my sister. When she found it, she discovered the one c...
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Title:Patches of Godlight: Father Tim's Favorite QuotesFormat:PaperbackPublished:September 24, 2002Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:014200197X

ISBN - 13:9780142001974

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Selected Quotes from Patches of GodlightNone can love freedom heartily but good men; the rest love not freedom, but license.           —MiltonThou wilt keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on thee . . .              —Isaiah 26:3God does not give us overcoming life; He gives us life so we overcome. The strain is the strength. Are you asking God to give you life and liberty and joy? He cannot, unless you will accept the strain. Immediately you face the strain, you will get the strength.           —Oswald Chambers, “My Utmost for His Highest”As is our confidence, so is our capacity.           --William HazlittCivilization and violence are antithetical concepts.           —Martin Luther King, Jr.What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.           —Ralph Waldo EmersonThe only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.           —Edmund BurkeI can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.           —Philippians 4:13One man with courage makes a majority.           —Andrew JacksonThe wicked flee when no one pursues, but the righteous are bold as a lion.           —SolomonFor God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.           —St. PaulCourage is not having the strength to go on; it is going on when you don’t have the strength. Industry and determination can do anything that genius and advantage can do and many things that they cannot.           —Theodore Roosevelt

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