You require your mutton shall always be hot, Your socks and your shirt be whole; I require your heart be true as God's stars And as pure as His heaven your soul.
You require a cook for your mutton and beef, I require a far greater thing; A seamstress you're wanting for socks and shirts---I look for a man and a king.
If you cannot be this, a laundress and cook You can hire and little to pay; But a woman's heart and a woman's life Are not to be won that way.” ― Joshua Harris, “Don’t concern yourself with being right in others’ eyes.
And don’t secretly hope that their lives will fall apart so that your opinion will be vindicated.
This direction starts in the heart, and we express it in a lifestyle that flees opportunities for compromise.” ― Joshua Harris, “Just because lips have met doesn't mean hearts have joined.
And just because two bodies are drawn to each other doesn't mean two people are right for each other.
And He wanted me to trust Him enough to bring that special man to me in His perfect time.” ― Leslie Ludy, “Respect is more valuable then the amount of times guys flirt with you.
It's better to have one trustworthy real man then any amount of boys interested in you.
You can limit Him by thinking he can never work in spectacular ways. The joy of intimacy is the reward of commitment.” ― Joshua Harris, “I especially loved the Old Testament.
But you can also limit Him by thinking that only the spectacular is meaningful."- from "Dug Down Deep” ― Joshua Harris “Women need to remember that if nature has made them plain, grace can make them beautiful, and if nature has made them beautiful, good deeds can add to their beauty. Even as a kid I had a sense of it being slightly illicit.
We'll arrive at that point in time we expected to provide fulfillment and find it lacking.” ― Joshua Harris, “The common error today is to bring God so close that we strip Him of His "godness." We think we have him figured out.
So God becomes our pal, our buddy, our Divine Butler." from "Dug Down Deep” ― Joshua Harris “True purity, however, is a direction, a persistent, determined pursuit of righteousness.
” ― Eric Ludy, “In no way did God want me to settle for one of the typical “jerks” who were a dime a dozen.