Listen to God with a broken heart. He is not only the doctor who mends it, but also the father who wipes away the tears.
No matter what God's power may be, the first aspect of God is never that of the absolute Master, the Almighty. It is that of the God who puts himself on our human level and limits himself.
Sometimes comforting the afflicted does require afflicting the comfortable.
The past speaks to us in a thousand voices, warning and comforting, animating and stirring to action.
If we choose, we can live in a world of comforting illusion.
Is solace anywhere more comforting than that in the arms of a sister.
It's just very homey in Ireland. It's very comforting and comfortable. There's lots of fireplaces with fires. It's just really cozy.
I have an enormous fondness for delicious food. It's very comforting.
Another thing I learned is that novels, even those from apparently distant times and places, remain current and enlightening, and also comforting.
My all-time favorite skin cream is from Poland. Its called Eva Natura with Polish herbs, including rosemary. It smells wonderful and is soothing and comforting.
It's quite comforting to me as an individualist that we're not very close to being clones of one other.
That time is important. It gives a comforting illusion of permanence not found in running by the mile.