"The ultimate wisdom which deals with beginnings, remains locked in a seed. There it lies, the simplest fact of the universe and at the same time the one which calls faith rather than reason."
"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."Hal Borland on Mother Teresa
"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."Hal Borland on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step."Hal Borland on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired."Hal Borland on Martin Luther
"Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts."Hal Borland on Mahatma Gandhi
"Man is wise and constantly in quest of more wisdom but the ultimate wisdom, which deals with beginnings, remains locked in a seed. There it lies, the simplest fact of the universe and at the same time the one which calls forth faith rather than reason."
"Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence."
"A woodland in full color is awesome as a forest fire, in magnitude at least, but a single tree is like a dancing tongue of flame to warm the heart."
"You can't be suspicious of a tree, or accuse a bird or a squirrel of subversion or challenge the ideology of a violet."
"If you would know strength and patience, welcome the company of trees."