Quotemeal: Mar. 28th, 2006

Tuesday, March 28, 2006

"We are no more responsible for the evil thoughts that pass through our minds than a scarecrow for the birds which fly over the seedplot he has to guard. The sole responsibility in each case is to prevent them from settling."
— John Churtom Collins

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Illustration of John Churtom Collins — "We are no more responsible for the evil thoughts that pass through our minds than a scarecrow for the birds which fly over the seedplot he has to guard. The sole responsibility in each case is to prevent them from settling."

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Quotemeal is a daily dose of Christian quotes to inspire and encourage.