By July 24, 2016 11 Comments

timely quotes

There it was.

One sentence.

Ten words.

The perfect time.

“The moment one definitely commits oneself, then Providence moves too.”

The Power Of Timely Words

I came across the quote when I needed to make a big decision. W.H. Murray, a Scottish mountaineer, penned them fifty years earlier in his book The Scottish Himalayan Expedition. What he wrote about had nothing to do with what I faced yet it had everything to do with how I could face it.

What the words said to me was, “God won’t move until I take the first step.” I knew the step to take. I needed a nudge to get me going. Murray’s words were the nudge.

I’ve kept the full quote on my desk for over a decade now.

“All sorts of things occur to help one that would never otherwise have occurred. A whole stream of events issues from the decision, raising in one’s favor all manner of unforeseen incidents and meetings and material assistance, which no man could have dreamed would have come his way. Whatever you can do, or dream you can do, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. Begin it now.”

I’ve shared eighteen quotes below – once of which could be the perfect nudge you need for your next step. After you read them I’d love to know which one was meant for you.

18 Just-In-Time Quotes (Courtesy of Michael Hyatt)




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Michael Hyatt quotes

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Bob Jones

Author Bob Jones

Pastor at North Pointe Community Church for 27 years. Happily married to Jocelyn for 38 years. We have two adult sons, Cory and his wife Lynsey and their son Vinnie; Jean Marc and his wife Angie and their three gorgeous daughters, Quinn, Lena and Annora. I love being a pastor and inspiring faith in Jesus through communicating, blogging, counseling and coaching. I enjoy running, reading, writing and ball hockey. Fan of the Esks and Pats. Follow me on Twitter @bobjones49ers

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