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Come Rain or Come Shine (Mitford Years, #13) Come Rain or Come Shine by Jan Karon
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“You could tell a lot about people who would stop what they were doing to watch the Almighty go about His business.”
Jan Karon, Come Rain or Come Shine
tags: god, sunset
“Stop trying to protect, to rescue, to judge, to manage the lives around you . . . remember that the lives of others are not your business. They are their business. They are God’s business—even your own life is not your business. It is also God’s business!’ Frederick Buechner”
Jan Karon, Come Rain or Come Shine
“He liked familiar things, things that had been worn in by good people, people he could trust.”
Jan Karon, Come Rain or Come Shine
“... for fog was merely a cloud that wasn't too smitten with itself to visit terra firma.”
Jan Karon, Come Rain or Come Shine
tags: beauty, fog
“I have never seen so many ugly dresses. I cannot find this dress, which was woven out of daydreams and naiveté.”
Jan Karon, Come Rain or Come Shine
“There is no such thing as too many deviled eggs.”
Jan Karon, Come Rain or Come Shine
“Give us grace when we hurt each other . . . to recognize and acknowledge our fault, and to seek each other’s forgiveness and yours.”
Jan Karon, Come Rain or Come Shine
“Listening is among the most generous ways to give. When a loved one talks - whether their words are deep or shallow - listen for in some ways they are baring their souls.”
Jan Karon, Come Rain or Come Shine
“Pray, that’s what we can do, have done, are doing, and will do. Out of our hands.”
Jan Karon, Come Rain or Come Shine
“While most people took family for granted, he [Father Tim] took it for grace.”
Jan Karon, Come Rain or Come Shine
“He’d been amped for a long time; actually, everybody he knew was amped. He would like to spend the rest of his life de-amping.”
Jan Karon, Come Rain or Come Shine
“How wonderful that it's possible to ensure our own happiness of another. Is it our job to make a beloved happy? It is not. The other person always has a choice. It is our job to generously outdo, no matter what, and discover that the prize in this contest of generosity is more love.”
Jan Karon, Come Rain or Come Shine
“Love God, be strong, be safe, be happy.”
Jan Karon, Come Rain or Come Shine
“While most people understandably took family for granted, he took it for grace.”
Jan Karon, Come Rain or Come Shine
“Criminal,’ Cynthia called his inability to kick back and let circumstances take their course. In his book, circumstances without close supervision had a tendency to wind up in the ditch.”
Jan Karon, Come Rain or Come Shine
“Listening is among the most generous ways to give.”
Jan Karon, Come Rain or Come Shine
“We decided he might like to know about the people and places that belong to him now so he can begin a story all his own.”
Jan Karon, Come Rain or Come Shine
“Just be who you are,’ said Beth, ‘because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.”
Jan Karon, Come Rain or Come Shine
“You could tell a lot about people who would stop what they were doin' to watch the Almighty go about his business.”
Jan Karon, Come Rain or Come Shine
“Come sit on my lap,' she said. Soon, very soon, he would think himself too big for lap-sitting. He got down from his chair and she picked him up; he was solid as anything. She held him close and swayed her body a little, like a cradle rocking, and soon he looked at her with the lovely solemnity that seemed to be a hallmark of their Jack Tyler, and said, ' I could prob'ly have a deviled egg now.”
Jan Karon, Come Rain or Come Shine
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Jan Karon, Come Rain or Come Shine
“When you go to court, you're putting yourself in the hands of 12 people who weren't smart enough to get out of jury duty!!”
Jan Karon, Come Rain or Come Shine
tags: humor