"My faith grew strong, and I sent a letter (as I was ordered) to the Rev. Dignitary of the Cathedral of Exeter. I was assured, before I sent it, he would not answer it."
"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."Joanna Southcott on Mother Teresa
"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."Joanna Southcott 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."Joanna Southcott 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."Joanna Southcott 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."Joanna Southcott on Mahatma Gandhi
"Another night, I dreamed I saw my father sweeping out the barn floor clean, and would not suffer the wheat to be brought in the barn. He appeared to me to be in anger."
"If they can prove that I am wrong by that time, I will give it up to their wisdom, but not after to any one's judgment, till I see the end of another year for the Lord will begin with a new century and I will see what he will do, before I will hearken to any man's judgment."