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Jan Karon quotes: I have raced against the clock since I went into advertising at the age of eighteen. I have raced against the clock since I went into advertising at the age of eighteen.
Jan Karon quotes: While most people took family for granted, he [Father Tim] took it for grace. While most people took family for granted, he [Father Tim] took it for grace.
Jan Karon quotes: the trees began to form the trees began to form
Jan Karon quotes: Even the roughest character, underneath all that hurt, is someone who wants to love and be loved. Even the roughest character, underneath all that hurt, is someone who wants to love and be loved.
Jan Karon quotes: Lord, make me a blessing to someone today. Lord, make me a blessing to someone today.
Jan Karon quotes: No matter how far we travel, the memories will follow in the baggage car. No matter how far we travel, the memories will follow in the baggage car.
Jan Karon quotes: Don't fear whatever God lays before you today. Don't fear whatever God lays before you today.
Jan Karon quotes: He liked being in a place where everything from forgetfulness to homicide might be blamed on the heat. He liked being in a place where everything from forgetfulness to homicide might be blamed on the heat.
Jan Karon quotes: And it can be a way of healing. And it can be a way of healing.
Jan Karon quotes: Phillipians 4:13 for Pete's sake! Phillipians 4:13 for Pete's sake!
Jan Karon quotes: Bonhoeffer said it's not about hero worship, but intimacy with God. Bonhoeffer said it's not about hero worship, but intimacy with God.
Jan Karon quotes: He turned away for a moment, smacked by the beauty of complete surprise. He turned away for a moment, smacked by the beauty of complete surprise.
Jan Karon quotes: Every saint has a past, the sixteenth-century poet had said, and every sinner has a future. Every saint has a past, the sixteenth-century poet had said, and every sinner has a future.
Jan Karon quotes: Mitford would simply like to be the pause that refreshes.' Mitford would simply like to be the pause that refreshes.'
Jan Karon quotes: Knitting, he thought, was a comfort to the soul. Knitting, he thought, was a comfort to the soul.
Jan Karon quotes: The dark book has been terribly popular. Dark characters, dysfunction, and all sorts of things from reality that are true in our world. The dark book has been terribly popular. Dark characters, dysfunction, and all sorts of things from reality that are true in our world.
Jan Karon quotes: God our Father, Lord and Savior, thank you for your love and favor, bless this food and drink we pray, and Irene who shares with me today. Amen. God our Father, Lord and Savior, thank you for your love and favor, bless this food and drink we pray, and Irene who shares with me today. Amen.
Jan Karon quotes: It was a wonderful life. To have a stage play right in this room, with real people acting real parts. It was a wonderful life. To have a stage play right in this room, with real people acting real parts.
Jan Karon quotes: There was a lot of brokenness in my family. Let's just say that I was raised by my grandparents. There was a lot of brokenness in my family. Let's just say that I was raised by my grandparents.
Jan Karon quotes: My grandmother influenced me so deeply. My grandmother influenced me so deeply.
Jan Karon quotes: Then he prayed for ( ... ) and all the rest who made up his world. Then he prayed for ( ... ) and all the rest who made up his world.
Jan Karon quotes: Maybe it's because he never had any control over what was happening to him as a boy. Being late was somehow a way of taking charge. Maybe it's because he never had any control over what was happening to him as a boy. Being late was somehow a way of taking charge.
Jan Karon quotes: I grew up hearing words like snakeroot, sassafras, mullein - things that had wondrous, mysterious sounds in their names. I grew up hearing words like snakeroot, sassafras, mullein - things that had wondrous, mysterious sounds in their names.
Jan Karon quotes: One of the things that makes a dead leaf fall to the ground is the bud of the new leaf that pushes it off the limb. One of the things that makes a dead leaf fall to the ground is the bud of the new leaf that pushes it off the limb.
Jan Karon quotes: The firefly only shines when on the wing, So it is with uswhen we stop, we darken. The firefly only shines when on the wing, So it is with us
when we stop, we darken.
Jan Karon quotes: Sorrow and joy, he thought, so inextricably entwined that he could scarcely tell where one left off and the other began. Sorrow and joy, he thought, so inextricably entwined that he could scarcely tell where one left off and the other began.
Jan Karon quotes: Easter is never deserved. Easter is never deserved.
Jan Karon quotes: Love God, be strong, be safe, be happy. Love God, be strong, be safe, be happy.
Jan Karon quotes: I really care about my readers. I care about anyone who reads my books. I really care about my readers. I care about anyone who reads my books.
Jan Karon quotes: When we turn from our sin, and have the blessed forgiveness of the Almighty, then we can ask Him to run things, and let Him be in charge. When we turn from our sin, and have the blessed forgiveness of the Almighty, then we can ask Him to run things, and let Him be in charge.
Jan Karon quotes: Father, make me a blessing to someone today, through Christ our Lord. Amen. Father, make me a blessing to someone today, through Christ our Lord. Amen.
Jan Karon quotes: In World War One, they called it shell shock. Second time around, they called it battle fatigue. After 'Nam, it was post-traumatic stress disorder. In World War One, they called it shell shock. Second time around, they called it battle fatigue. After 'Nam, it was post-traumatic stress disorder.
Jan Karon quotes: My first novel is loaded with food references largely because my cupboards were bare, and I was writing hungry. My first novel is loaded with food references largely because my cupboards were bare, and I was writing hungry.
Jan Karon quotes: Why can't life always be lived under the stars,' she said, 'with great music and family and friends? Why can't life always be lived under the stars,' she said, 'with great music and family and friends?
Jan Karon quotes: graced lawn parties at Fernbank." Hoppy stood and applauded. graced lawn parties at Fernbank." Hoppy stood and applauded.
Jan Karon quotes: One must begin somewhere, sometime, to let go of the bitterness, or be eaten alive and the marrow sucked out. One must begin somewhere, sometime, to let go of the bitterness, or be eaten alive and the marrow sucked out.
Jan Karon quotes: To do it all and deprive others of doing is ... a misguided notion. To do it all and deprive others of doing is ... a misguided notion.
Jan Karon quotes: I live in a village where people still care about each other, largely. I live in a village where people still care about each other, largely.
Jan Karon quotes: In Ireland there's no such thing as bad weather ~~~ only the wrong clothes.(In the Company of Others) In Ireland there's no such thing as bad weather ~~~ only the wrong clothes.
(In the Company of Others)
Jan Karon quotes: Alis volat propiss. (She flies with her own wings.) Alis volat propiss. (She flies with her own wings.)
Jan Karon quotes: Father Tim: Know that God has a plan for your future. Watch and wait for his timing, and when it comes, hitch a ride. You'll know. Father Tim: Know that God has a plan for your future. Watch and wait for his timing, and when it comes, hitch a ride. You'll know.
Jan Karon quotes: For fog was merely a cloud that wasn't too smitten with itself to visit terra firma. For fog was merely a cloud that wasn't too smitten with itself to visit terra firma.
Jan Karon quotes: Writing is a way of processing our lives. And it can be a way of healing. Writing is a way of processing our lives. And it can be a way of healing.
Jan Karon quotes: I try to put my heart out there to everybody. They don't have to be Christian. For example, I have lots of Jewish readers. I love my Jewish readers. I try to put my heart out there to everybody. They don't have to be Christian. For example, I have lots of Jewish readers. I love my Jewish readers.
Jan Karon quotes: Give me faith, Lord, to know Your Presence as surely as I know the beating of my own heart. I've felt so far from You ... Give me faith, Lord, to know Your Presence as surely as I know the beating of my own heart. I've felt so far from You ...
Jan Karon quotes: Charles Dickens said, It opens the lungs, washes the countenance, exercises the eyes, and softens the temper - so cry away. Charles Dickens said, It opens the lungs, washes the countenance, exercises the eyes, and softens the temper - so cry away.
Jan Karon quotes: My friend, if you keep your eyes on Christians, you will be disappointed every day of your life. Your hope is to keep your eyes on Christ." "Yes, My friend, if you keep your eyes on Christians, you will be disappointed every day of your life. Your hope is to keep your eyes on Christ." "Yes,
Jan Karon quotes: Loving can be hard. Sometimes we don't feel loving, but it isn't all about feeling. Very often it is about will. Practice that if you can. Loving can be hard. Sometimes we don't feel loving, but it isn't all about feeling. Very often it is about will. Practice that if you can.
Jan Karon quotes: The windows were open to morning air embroidered with birdsong. The windows were open to morning air embroidered with birdsong.
Jan Karon quotes: Give us grace when we hurt each other . . . to recognize and acknowledge our fault, and to seek each other's forgiveness and yours. Give us grace when we hurt each other . . . to recognize and acknowledge our fault, and to seek each other's forgiveness and yours.
Jan Karon quotes: There's nothing trite about being consoled in a world that does everything in its power to deliver sorrow. There's nothing trite about being consoled in a world that does everything in its power to deliver sorrow.
Jan Karon quotes: There may be circumstances in this life that God uses to keep bringing us back to Him, looking for His grace. There may be circumstances in this life that God uses to keep bringing us back to Him, looking for His grace.
Jan Karon quotes: The waters hold all heaven within their heart. The waters hold all heaven within their heart.
Jan Karon quotes: We took the parkway to Linville Falls, 221 to Marion, then I-40 here. The Alleluia Highway, we decided to call it. We took the parkway to Linville Falls, 221 to Marion, then I-40 here. The Alleluia Highway, we decided to call it.
Jan Karon quotes: Human nature is what we were put on this earth to rise above. K. Hepburn in The African Queen Human nature is what we were put on this earth to rise above. K. Hepburn in The African Queen
Jan Karon quotes: There is no such thing as too many deviled eggs. There is no such thing as too many deviled eggs.
Jan Karon quotes: Go, and be as the butterfly Go, and be as the butterfly
Jan Karon quotes: Love is an endless act of forgiveness. Love is an endless act of forgiveness.
Jan Karon quotes: So many people don't know that God loves them. They feel, 'Why would God love me? Why would He be interested in me?' So many people don't know that God loves them. They feel, 'Why would God love me? Why would He be interested in me?'