Tag Archives: G.K. Chesterton

Beware of having more and appreciating less

The aim of life is appreciation; there is no sense in not appreciating things; and there is no sense in having more of them if you have less appreciation of them. (G.K. Chesterton) Don’t store up treasures here on earth, … Continue reading

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happiness doubled by wonder

I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder. G.K. Chesterton (1874-1936) Happiness doubled by wonder. Thanks as the highest form of thought. What does Chesterton mean? How does this … Continue reading

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if God never tires of making daisies

What if common daisies aren’t common at all? What if each dime-a-dozen daisy is actually a rare and exceptional masterpiece? What if, like each of the trillion other unique parts of creation — from microscopic dust particles to molecular DNA … Continue reading

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We are each the prodigal

Now the tax collectors and sinners were all drawing near to hear him.  And the Pharisees and the scribes grumbled, saying, “This man receives sinners and eats with them.” So he told them this parable …  “There was a man who … Continue reading

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Hearts of great gratitude

When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude. (G.K. Chesterton) Jesus went without comfort so that you might have it. He postponed joy so that you might share … Continue reading

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A new Dawn

“But the angel said to the women, ‘Do not be afraid, for I know that you seek Jesus who was crucified.  He is not here, for he has risen, as he said.  Come, see the place where he lay.’” (Matthew … Continue reading

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