11 Shauna Niequist Quotes To Apply To Everyday Life
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11 Shauna Niequist Quotes To Apply To Everyday Life

"I want a life that sizzles and pops, and makes me laughs out loud."

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11 Shauna Niequist Quotes To Apply To Everyday Life
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Shauna Niequist, author of Cold Tangerines, Bittersweet, and Present over Perfect teaches us a lot about the big joy that comes with the little things of every day life. Shauna inspires us with the way she chooses to see the good of God in every season of life.

1.“We sometimes choose the most locked up, dark versions of the story, but what a good friend does is turn on the lights, open the window, and remind us that there are a whole lot of ways to tell the same story.”

2.“The world is alive, blinking and clicking, winking at us slyly, inviting us to get up and dance to the music that’s been playing since the beginning of time, if you bend all the way down and put your ear to the ground to listen for it.”

3.“Life sneaks up on us every once in a while and gives us something we didn't ever know we wanted, and lights within us a love we didn't even know existed.”

4.“We sometimes choose the most locked up, dark versions of the story, but what a good friend does is turn on the lights, open the window, and remind us that there are a whole lot of ways to tell the same story.”

5.“When life is sweet, say thank you and celebrate. And when life is bitter, say thank you and grow.”

6.“You have stories worth telling, memories worth remembering, dreams worth working toward, a body worth feeding, a soul worth tending, and beyond that, the God of the universe dwells within you, the true culmination of super and natural. You are more than dust and bones. You are spirit and power and image of God. And you have been given today.”

7.“Friendship is an opportunity to act on God's behalf in the lives of the people that we're close to, reminding each other who God is.”

8.“Everybody has a home team: It’s the people you call when you get a flat tire or when something terrible happens. It’s the people who, near or far, know everything that’s wrong with you and love you anyways. These are the ones who tell you their secrets, who get themselves a glass of water without asking when they’re at your house. These are the people who cry when you cry. These are your people, your middle-of-the-night, no-matter-what people.”

9."I want my everyday to make God belly laugh, glad that he gave life to someone who loves the gift.”

10.“Life sneaks up on us every once in a while and gives us something we didn’t ever know we wanted, and lights within us a love we didn’t even know existed."

11."I don't want to wait anymore. I choose to believe that there is nothing more sacred or profound than this day.I choose to believe that there may be a thousand big moments embedded in this day, waiting to be discovered like tiny shards of gold. The big moments are the daily, tiny moments of courage and forgiveness and hope that we grad onto and extend to one another. That's the drama of life, swirling all around us, and generally I don't see it, because I'm too busy waiting to become whatever it is I think I'm about to become. The big moments are in every hour, every conversation, every meal, every meeting.”

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