Ann Voskamp Quotes

Ann Voskamp Quotes: In a storm of struggles, I have tried to control the elements, clasp the fist tight so as to protect self and happiness. But stress can be an addiction, and worry can be our lunge for control, and we forget the answer to this moment is always yes because of Christ.
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Ann Voskamp Quote: Worry is the facade of taking action when prayer really is.
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Quotes about Ann Voskamp: We only enter into the full life if our faith gives thanks. Because how else do we accept His free gift of salvation if not with thanksgiving? Thanksgiving is the evidence of our acceptance of whatever He gives. Thanksgiving is the manifestation of our Yes! to His grace.
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Quote about Ann Voskamp: There is a way to live the big of giving thanks in all things. It is this: to give thanks in this one small thing. The moments will add up.
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Ann Voskamp Sayings: I make soup and I back bread and I know my supreme need is joy in God and I know I can't experience deep joy in God until I deep trust in God. I shine sinks and polish through to the realization that trusting God is my most urgent need. If I deep trusted God in all the facets of my life, wouldn't that deep heal my anxiety, my self-condemnation, my soul holes? The fear is suffocating, terrorizing, and I want the remedy, and it is trust. Trust is everything. If fear keeps our lives small, does a life that receives all of God in this moment grow large too?
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Ann Voskamp Saying: What if I gave thanks in the trouble, for the trouble, because the trouble is a gift that causes me to turn? What if I loved God not for His goods but for His love itself that is goodness enough?
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Sayings about Ann Voskamp: Instead of giving someone a piece of your mind, it turns out far better if you give them a piece of your heart.
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Saying about Ann Voskamp: I only live the full life when I live fully in the moment.
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Ann Voskamp Quotes: Simplicity is never a matter of circumstances; simplicity is a matter of focus. So in the midst of educating and parenting our children, we can't necessarily go ahead and make everything fit into neat, controllable, simple schedules. But the point is, simplicity is: how do we keep our eyes fixed and focused on Christ, no matter where we are?
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Ann Voskamp Quote: You can give up the need to compete in the world- when you accept being complete in Christ.
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Quotes about Ann Voskamp: God gives us time. And who has time for God?
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Quote about Ann Voskamp: Learning slowly to not be so reactionary while inserting verbal gratitude into stressful situations is almost like being healed of mental blindness.
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Ann Voskamp Sayings: Research actually indicates that if you write down what you're grateful for, it increases your happiness by 25%. And who doesn't want that? And God's word says (1 Thessalonians 5),
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Ann Voskamp Saying: Life isn't an emergency. Christ is in charge of every moment of the day; nothing catches Him off guard.
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Sayings about Ann Voskamp: Until we call attention to the moments of our lives, we miss our lives.
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Saying about Ann Voskamp: You've got to use the life you've been given to give others life
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Ann Voskamp Quotes: We don't see the material world for what it is meant to be: the means to communion with God.... There is a belief missing, that God is good and that he gives good gifts.
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Ann Voskamp Quote: When I fully enter time's swift current, enter into the current moment with the weight of all my attention, I slow the torrent with the weight of me all here.
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