Elizabeth Padillo Olesen
Elizabeth Padillo Olesen Quotes
''Political electoral race is like a boxing match. The one, who punches the contender the hardest, receives the loudest cheers of the spectators.''while watching the recent presidential race in USA.
''Democracy has its humane face, that even a terrorist in our time who committed grotesque inhumanity against humanity, still gets the chance to be treated as human.''shock over the news that Breivik won in his lawsuit against Norwegian government for what he alleged as inhuman treatment.
''A painting of an artist is like her own child from her own tummy, heart and mind. She looks at it and makes changes and revisions from time to time until she says that such a piece of art is already perfected, and she cannot do anything more. Then there are those who admire but there are also those who admire and would like to keep it by paying for the cost for labor and love in a piece of art. And when the second owner dies, the painting of an artist can possibly be thrown anywhere for destruction or kept in a corner forgotten. But the artist forever keeps her art - her baby in her tummy, heart and mind.''On a painting I lost... and a painting I have the photo of it.
''Any church leader, who lives in love, peace & compassion for all humans on earth, brings the message of the wounded Christ clearer.''on the Pope's visit to the refugees in Lesbos.
''Stop trading and buying ivory! Every ivory product you buy bears the screaming blood of the butchered elephants!''Kenya burns into ashes the confiscated ivory of the 4,000 elephants, demonstrating the campaign against ivory trading and elephant killings.
''History repeats itself. Man loves to make decision for other's destruction in the quest for power and self-grandeur!''just tired of crimes and terror!
''Happy Pentecost! The sunny days and the bursting of seeds and flowers remind of God's flame of love to everyone!''Seeing God's hand in the beauty of changes in seasons!
''Even the most guarded White House is also attacked. The holy places in our time are desecrated too. Where is human respect?''after an attacker near the US White House...May 20,2016.
''Writers bear the soul of a nation. At times it is necessary for the people who make major decisions for a country to hear the voice of the writers. It is also very sad that when the voice of the writers is raised up, there are also other forces that try to violently silence them.''The openness of the writers to bring truth and the violence of those who would like to hide the truth.
''The morning dew wets the grasses. I do not have to water my newly planted seedlings. The Lord's hands provide. Only the eyes of faith can see the deep mystery in God's love.''Gardening and seeing God's daily provision for the growth of plants.
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Teacher, teacher, teacher, teach me now
Teacher, teacher, teacher, guide me now
Teacher, teacher, teacher, show the way
You are my light
You are my guide.
Teacher, teacher, teacher, comfort me
Give your listening ears when I cry
Help me find the strength in what I can
You are my help
You are my guide.
Teacher, teacher, teacher, build me up
When I do wrong, show me what is right
Teacher, teacher, teacher, let us laugh
You are my friend
You are my guide.
Love Beyond Measure
Who can fathom its depth
when it touches the heart
to rejoice and mourn?
Who can conquer its height
when it elevates one to
the apex of delirium and success?
Who can hoard its fragrance
when to hide it
murders the beauty
of both man and woman?