200+ "John Geddes" Quotes And Sayings

"What's the difference between a good and a great man?" said the famous Scottish preacher, Andrew Baxter, "It's a matter of whether you could do a great deal with what you have." In his day, Andrew Baxter was one of the most revered preachers in Scotland. His preaching was legendary for its power, its humor, and its humor. In this book, John Geddes has gathered together twenty-nine sermons from this great man for your reading enjoyment. These sermons are as fresh as they were when Baxter first preached them.

...some nights I'd sneak out and listen to the radio...
...some nights I'd sneak out and listen to the radio in my Dad's old Chevy - children need solitude - they don't teach that in school... John Geddes
...the wet brush of snowflakes was like your kisses everywhere...
...the wet brush of snowflakes was like your kisses everywhere ... John Geddes
...no good writing flows from a polluted well - you...
...no good writing flows from a polluted well - you can write about monsters, but you can't be one... John Geddes
...I don't just wish you rain, Beloved - I wish...
...I don't just wish you rain, Beloved - I wish you the beauty of storms... John Geddes
...true love is an irrevocable act - you can only give your heart away once - after that, you give as much as you have left ... John Geddes
...I retreat into my fictional world where everything makes sense - but even there I can't even control what people do... John Geddes
...wherever there is society, there is authority and the temptation to disobedience because our individual wills refuse to submit... John Geddes
...you think so logically...like a hawk soaring - I feel so chaotically...like a kite without a tail plummeting to earth... John Geddes
...you fantasize about me reading my poems to you - it doesn't work that way - I write down everything later - living is not an after-thought... John Geddes
... here's what I believe - sometimes God has a Plan B... John Geddes
You cannot teach art–you cannot make a soul John Geddes
After life has broken you open, perhaps you may create art John Geddes
...if you always move in certainty, your writing will be flat - creativity is a rugged terrain... John Geddes
...is worship too strong a word? yes, I worship you - to worship is to give worth to something — isn’t that what love is all about?... John Geddes
...art is weaker than life - in the end I have a bag of letters to scrabble into order - rune tiles to cast my fate... John Geddes
...how are you sacred to me? your lines are golden threads - your patter, my patten - I explore the liturgy of your words... John Geddes
...being with you was so easy and natural - there was no strain - I never had to guard my words... John Geddes
...all this time I've been worshiping you - when other men wanted to kiss you, I've been offering the praise of my lips... John Geddes
...you know I wanted a Madonna, not a whore - I made you sacred offering you my words... John Geddes
...words are so strong and I am so timid - my soul ignores warnings and I end up covered with your paint ... John Geddes