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“The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.” Henry David Thoreau deftly identified humanity’s heartache, his need. Still today, many seem trapped in a fog of darkness, shallow, pointless groping. . .mired in external trials, endless complaining . . . little depth of soul. . . lacking inner peace, inner joy to share with the needy. Jesus’ remedy: “I came that they might have life, and might have it abundantly.” (John 10.10 NAS).

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Living In Quiet Desperation

Thoreau said that most people live lives of quiet desperation. Agree? I recall a departed loved one who seemed to typify this. Hers for years was a joyless existence. She not only worried about herself but imported other needless worries. … Continue reading

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Living With Quiet Desperation

“Most people live lives of quiet desperation.” – Henry David Thoreau.  Like gasping fish in a desert are the masses without Jesus. They are but cannon fodder for the Devil. Mannish exploits and toys stir one’s fancies but will not … Continue reading

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Living In Quiet Desperation – Losing Out

courtesy: goodfreephotos.com  “The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.” – Henry David Thoreau Wow, how true. Thoreau saw man’s deep problem. The Bible agrees. Most men are running from God, far from obedience, godly living, forgiveness and peace. Of … Continue reading

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