the supreme excellence is simplicity.

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“In character, in manner, in style,
in all things, the supreme excellence is simplicity.”

~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“Don’t get me wrong, I admire elegance
and have an appreciation of the finer things in life.
But to me, beauty lies in simplicity.”

~ Mark Hyman

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2nd quote source: https://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/keywords/simplicity.html

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A bit of spirit

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Thank you Jesus for life, love and hope which are all yours. Forgive me for entertaining in the least bit any doubt and dislike of the precious gifts you constantly give.

Job 19:25 [NIV] “I know that my redeemer lives, and that in the end he will stand on the earth.”

Today in church our speaker was one of my favorites, Chris Haley. His message was about the word of God, one of his favorite topics. At first I thought he was being too intellectual. I only wanted to know about spirit because I have been bewildered by what spirit means.
Then at the end of his talk he said that Jesus teaches us what the spirit means.
I was shocked that God would answer my question so directly. It was like Jesus was face to face with me answering my question with terrifying authority and infinite gentleness at the…

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