Contributed by Lisa Delay on Mar 27, 2005
Grudges are fortresses of the malcontent.
• The quiet wounded and the irritable, ill-tempered have grudges in common.
Contributed by Richard Goble on Nov 18, 2007
If there is the tiniest grudge in your mind against anyone ... your spiritual penetration into the knowledge of God stops. (Oswald Chambers. Edythe Draper, Draper’s Book of Quotations for the
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Nov 30, 2009
REVENGE VS. BEARING A GRUDGE
Tractate Yoma, Chapter 2 (aka, 23a): "What is called revenge, and what is called bearing a grudge? Revenge is such a case: When one comes to the other, and asks him to lend a sickle to him, he says: Nay. On the morrow, the second comes to the first, and wants to
Contributed by James Snyder on Dec 18, 2021
I’ve had sort of a grudge with old Mr. Santa Claus. I was introduced to Santa Claus by my parents, who informed me that he was the one that brought all of my Christmas presents on Christmas day. And I believe my parents.
I remember on Christmas Eve we had to go to bed early to give Santa Claus
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jul 28, 2004
Einstein gave grudging acceptance to "the necessity for a beginning" and eventually, to "the presence of a superior reasoning power," but never did he accept the doctrine of a personal God. Two specific obstacles blocked his way. According to his journal writings, Einstein wrestled with a deeply
Grudges and pride keep us from reconciling with each other. They destroy the thought of forgiveness. The pastor and his wife were going to give a mid-morning garden party. They invited everyone with engraved invitations. The delightful back yard of the parsonage was manicured, tables decorated
Contributed by Matt Neace on Sep 23, 2018
In their song The Sound of Silence, Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel sing the words, "The words of the prophets are written on the subway walls and the tenement halls and whispered in the sounds of silence." But their friendship has come to replicate the sound of silence.
Paul Simon gave his final
Contributed by David Parks on Jan 14, 2022
"GRUDGITIS" ... KILLER DISEASE
"Fret not thyself because of evildoers..." (Psalm 37:1).
A grizzly bear lumbered into a clearing where garbage had been dumped. Tourists noticed that there was only one animal the grizzly would permit to eat with him - a skunk. Doubtless he
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 17, 2006
"I’ve had a few arguments with people," comedian Buddy Hackett once confessed, "but I never carry a grudge. You know why? While you’re carrying a
Contributed by David Flowers on Jun 2, 2005
Make two fists right now, please. Squeeze your fists as hard as you can. Tighter. Tighter. Don’t let go until I tell you to. Just hold it there for a while. Are you getting tired? Hold it. Hold it. Hold it. Just a little tighter. Okay, now let go.
First did you notice the pain in your
Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 25, 2002
A HEALTHY DOSE OF FORGIVENESS
A recent Reader's Digest has an article entitled "How Letting Go of Grudges Can Improve Your Health." It states that forgiveness is indeed divine, but not necessarily easy. It's also very beneficial to physical and mental health states the article. It quotes
Envy is defined from various dictionaries as – 1. Spite and resentment at seeing the success of another (personified as one of the deadly sins). 2. A feeling of grudging admiration and desire to have something possessed by another. 3. Painful or resentful
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 8, 2008
“Pride makes us over sensitive, where we easily get our feelings hurt. It leads to jealously, to envy, and causes us to hold a grudge because we are not being appreciated.” (Martin
Contributed by Curt Cizek on Oct 8, 2007
Found on internet - Man Allegedly Patient About Revenge SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) " Police say a 30-year grudge boiled over when a former elementary school teacher littered the driveways of former co-workers and bosses with roofing nails and splattered paint on their garage doors. Thomas R.
Notice what captures your imagination. What is that you dwell on when you’re alone? The movie In the Line of Fire, Clint Eastwood is asked “what do you see in the dark when the demons come.” What is it that draws our attention to itself? It may be our families, work
Contributed by Lisa Degrenia on Oct 7, 2002
Haddon Robinson says it best, "With Him the calf is always the fatted calf; the robe is always the best robe; the joy is always unspeakable; and the peace passes understanding. There is no grudging in God’s goodness. He does not measure His goodness by drops like a druggist filling a
Contributed by Curry Pikkaart on Aug 15, 2012
A woman went to court and told the judge she wanted a divorce. "Do you have any grounds?" the judge asked.
"Just two acres," she replied.
"That's not it, lady. I mean, do you have a grudge?"
"No, we park the car in the front of the house."