"If you believe that God is everywhere, then you will find Him as easily in a church as in a garden, but if you wonder if God is anywhere, then you might want to look in the garden first."
"To be certain of God is to be just one doubt away from denying Him. Better to have accepted Him on a prayerful faith."
"I respect more the person who struggles with his faith than the person who is confident in his skepticism."
"Arriving at church for services, we leave our toddlers in the basement child care center and proceed upstairs -- as if God were likely to be upstairs."
"Be it God or the Big Bang, most of us will accept an unexplainable thing if it explains everything else."
"What we see as truth has principally to do with who taught it to us."
"As you reach for understanding, you find that your ladder of facts isn't long enough, and you try to extend it by adding a rung of faith. Eventually you see that the task is hopeless, and you put away your ladder of facts and go get a ladder of faith."
"When you have tried all your life to solve a mystery, and have never solved it, you must consider the possibility that it is not a mystery."
"I've concluded, after many years, that my mind works by process of elimination. Problem is, it hasn't eliminated anything yet."
A Miscellaneous Mix of Old and New
"For every person who succeeds by stubbornly holding course, ten succeed by daring to change course -- and vice-versa."
"Yes, I accept reality. I accept it as one possibility."
"Life is such a clever distraction that you can't help wondering from what."
"The odds against you don't mean a thing, unless you bet on them."
"When you are one of the pieces, it doesn't seem like a game."
"If you hand over your integrity on a silver platter, they will want it on gold."
"I try to forgive and forget, but I keep forgetting I forgave."
"If you allow people to treat you like a doormat, they will expect you to say WELCOME."
"There is many a relationship that would be improved by one more degree of separation."
~~ Robert Brault