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In This Mountain (Mitford Years, #7) In This Mountain by Jan Karon
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“Give me faith, Lord, to know Your Presence as surely as I know the beating of my own heart. I've felt so far from You....”
Jan Karon, In This Mountain
“He was praying the Psalms, as he'd done in times past, with the enemies of King David translated into his own enemies of fear and remorse and self-loathing, which, in their legions, had become as armies of darkness.”
Jan Karon, In This Mountain
“There’ll be times when you wonder how you can possibly thank Him for something that turns your life upside down; certainly there will be such times for me. Let us, then, at times like these, give thanks on faith alone… obedient, trusting, hoping, believing.”
Jan Karon, In This Mountain
“Fear knocked, faith answered. No one was there.”
Jan Karon, In This Mountain
“Niebuhr spoke to that,” said Father Tim. “Indeed. He said, ‘Nothing that is worth doing can be achieved in our lifetime; therefore we must be saved by hope. Nothing which is true or beautiful or good makes complete sense in any immediate context of history; therefore we must be saved by faith.”
Jan Karon, In This Mountain
“At times God puts us through the discipline of darkness to teach us to heed Him. Song birds are taught to sing in the dark, and we are put into the shadow of God’s hand until we learn to hear Him…. Watch where God puts you into darkness, and when you are there keep your mouth shut. Are you in the dark just now in your circumstances, or in your life with God? Then remain quiet…. When you are in the dark, listen, and God will give you a very precious message for someone else when you get into the light.”
Jan Karon, In This Mountain
“I try to wait for Him to make the darkness light, then grow afraid and try to create the light on my own.”
Jan Karon, In This Mountain
“The height of the mountaintop is measured by the drab drudgery of the valley.”
Jan Karon, In This Mountain