Misdirected Quotes

Quotes tagged as "misdirected" (showing 1-22 of 22)
“When you see evil do not form ideas that are in the likeness of that evil; do not think of the evil as bad, but try to understand the forces that are back of that evil—forces that are good in themselves, though misdirected in their present state. By trying to understand the nature of the power that is back of evil or adversity, you will not form bad ideas, and therefore will feel no bad effects from experiences that may seem undesirable. At the same time, you will think your own thought about the experiences, thereby developing the power of the master mind.”
Christian D. Larson

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“Disappointment focuses on ‘what is not,’ and completely misses the far greater reality of ‘what now is.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“If truth be told, the easy road is nothing more than an armchair in clever disguise. And if you look around, it seems that there are a whole lot of people in the furniture business.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“If there’s one thing that’s irrefutably absurd, it’s believing that we can separate intelligence from wisdom and still have it be intelligence.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“I have diligently disciplined my life to search out life’s gifts in the very places where society mistakenly says life stores its scraps. And I am constantly amazed that in the treasure trove that surrounds me, I stand in the company of so few.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“At the end, a journey based on my imagination will leave me imagining that I should have engaged the very thing I used my imagination to avoid.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“The reason my life has wandered to nowhere is likely due to the fact that the focus of the moment has dictated the destination of my life, when the destination of my life should have been dictating the focus of the moment.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“Due north’ on my compass is largely ‘due’ to the fact that in ‘due’ time I have been ‘unduly’ lax in recalibrating my compass. And I’m apparently ignorant enough to wonder why I’m lost.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“To assume that I and I alone have all the answers is to eventually find myself entirely alone without any answers.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“The ‘gods’ that do us the greatest harm are the gods we deny having.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“To embrace the message of Christmas is to throw off my hedonistic rebellion and bow before the chafing reality that I can't save myself, and in that very act to be suddenly taken aback in that I've stumbled upon the very freedom I've longed for in the very place I'd least expected it.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“It is the fool who declares ‘I am ascending the summit,’ while he’s toddling around in the ditch.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“If truth is relative, then it’s cousin is anarchy.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“Being lost without grasping the rather obvious fact that we are lost is by far the best guarantee we have that we’re going to stay lost.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“Far too often the ‘things’ that men define as success do little more than successfully destroy the lives of the very men who achieve those ‘things.’ And while I must admit that there is an authentic element of success in all of that, it’s the kind of success that I would much prefer to successfully avoid.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“If I look closely, my failures are less about my inadequacies and more about the fact that I channel my abilities into the wrong places.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“My worth is not based on the ‘work of my hands’ despite how feverishly I might work and how audaciously successful I might be. Rather, my worth is based exclusively on the astonishing fact that I am the ‘work of God’s hands.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“If I scan the expanse of my heart and find it empty of everything except emptiness, it is because I ‘poured’ the whole of my passion into something other than God. And anything other than God will always be too ‘poor’ to be able to ‘pour’ back anything that can fill that kind of emptiness.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

“When we stop pursuing God`s purpose, our gifts and talent are misdirected.”
Sunday Adelaja

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“Imagination envisions what could be. Reality states what is. And when my journey is shaped by one of these at the exclusion of the other, I will eventually wake up on some road facing the ‘reality’ that I’m far more lost than I could have ‘imagined’.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“Will it take the death of me to finally learn that the things that I describe as success may very well be the death of me?”
Craig D. Lounsbrough