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Frederick Buechner

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Here is the world. Beautiful and terrible things will happen. Don't be afraid.

— Frederick Buechner

#courage #fear #beauty

The place God calls you to is the place where your deep gladness and the world’s deep hunger meet.

— Frederick Buechner


Go where your best prayers take you.

— Frederick Buechner

#prayer #faith

Life is grace. Sleep is forgiveness. The night absolves. Darkness wipes the slate clean, not spotless to be sure, but clean enough for another day's chalking.

— Frederick Buechner

#grace #life #forgiveness

Doubts are the ants in the pants of faith. They keep it awake and moving.

— Frederick Buechner

#faith #religion #faith

The grace of God means something like: Here is your life. You might never have been, but you are because the party wouldn't have been complete without you.

— Frederick Buechner

#been #complete #god #grace #here

A miracle is when the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. A miracle is when one plus one equals a thousand.

— Frederick Buechner

#miracles #spiritual #equality

The place to which God calls you is the place where your deep gladness and the world's deep hunger meet.

— Frederick Buechner


Lust is the craving for salt of a man who is dying of thirst.

— Frederick Buechner

#lust #sex #love

Faith is stepping out into the unknown with nothing to guide us but a hand just beyond our grasp.

— Frederick Buechner


About Frederick Buechner

Frederick Buechner Quotes

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You can sincerely believe there is no God and live as though there is. " The Magnificent Defeat
"It is as impossible for man to demonstrate the existence of God as it would be for even Sherlock Holmes to demonstrate the existence of Arthur Conan Doyle.

Born July 11 1926 in New York City he is an ordained Presbyterian minister and the author of more than thirty publiFrederick Buechnerd books thus far. " He has been a finalist for the National Book Award Presented by the National Book Foundation and the Pulitzer Prize and has been awarded eight honorary degrees from such institutions as Yale University and the Virginia Theological Seminary. He has been called "Major talent" and "…a very good writer indeed" by the New York Times and "one of our most original storytellers" by USA Today.

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