Oasis – August 22
“The wise in heart will receive commandments” (Prov. 10:8).
We must be silent before we can listen.
We must listen before we can learn.
We must learn before we can prepare.
We must prepare before we can serve.
We must serve before we can lead. —William Arthur Ward
Many of the suspicions we have of others are formed from the knowledge of ourselves. —Source Unknown
You are always right when you are willing to admit you are wrong! —Source Unknown
Lord, help me to admit when I am wrong, and make me easier to live with when I am right. —Source Unknown
I learned very early in my life never to take counsel of my fears. —General George Patton
Before God can deliver us from ourselves, we must “undeceive” ourselves by repentance. —Source Unknown
Mark it down: Things in others that bother us often shed light on areas where we need improvement. Search your heart before assigning blame. —Source Unknown
Experience is not what happens to a man, it’s what a man does with what happens to him. —James Huxley
The wise does at once what the fool does at last. —Source Unknown
Learn by experience—preferably other people’s. —Source Unknown
This devotional is taken from OASIS – Daily Refreshment for the Thirsty Soul
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