Paul Schullery. Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after. Henry David Thoreau. Most of the world is covered by water. A fisherman's job is simple: Pick out the best parts. Charles Waterman.
My Biggest worry is that when I'm dead and gone, my wife will sell my fishing gear for what I said I paid for it. Koos Brandt. I fish because I love to. Robert Traver. Some go to church and think about fishing, others go fishing and think about God. Tony Blake. I went fishing, and I caught a minnow. If you think that's tiny, you should see the bait I was using. What micro fish could resist my love? Jarod Kintz,Love quotes for the ages.
And the ageless sages.
Don't worry, he said, that grandfatherly smile spreading across his face once more, 'I've been fishing for over forty years. Bradley Stoner,Fishing and Other Misadventures.
Fishing provides time to think, and reason not to. If you have the virtue of patience, an hour or two of casting alone is plenty of time to review all you've learned about the grand themes of life. It's time enough to realize that every generalization stands opposed by a mosaic of exceptions, and that the biggest truths are few indeed. Meanwhile, you feel the wind shift and the temperature change. You might simply decide to be present, and observe a few facts about the drifting cloudsFishing in a place is a meditation on the rhythm of a tide, a season, the arc of a year, and the seasons of life I fish to scratch the surface of those mysteries, for nearness to the beautiful, and to reassure myself the world remains.
I fish to wash off some of my grief for the peace we so squander.
Fishing Sayings and Quotes
I fish to dip into that great and awesome pool of power that propels these epic migrations. I fish to feel- and steal- a little of that energy. There are two types of fisherman - those who fish for sport and those who fish for fish. There is certainly something in angling that tends to produce a serenity of the mind. Washington Irving. I love fishing. Robert Altman. The charm of fishing is that it is the pursuit of what is elusive but attainable, a perpetual series of occasions for hope.
John Buchan. Fishing is much more than fish. Herbert Hoover. Nothing makes a fish bigger than almost being caught. Jesus was a fisher of men. After pulling an all nighter in prayer, He went down by the Sea of Galilee to fish for Peter and Andrew.
A little farther down shore He fished for James and John. He went to the tax office to fish for Matthew. One by one He went to them and He fished for them. He caught twelve in all who became His disciples. When I was a boy my dad taught me to fish. He seemed to always know where the fish would be. Later, my parents purchased a house trailer for a lot on a much larger lake in Centre, Alabama.
Lake Weiss covers over 30, acres in northeast Alabama, but my dad still seemed to always know where to find the best fishing holes. In fact he made his own fishing holes. Every year after Christmas, dad would ask our friends and neighbors if he could have their live Christmas trees. He would literally tie them to the top of his car and carry them to our lake house.
My dad and I had many good times catching bass and crappie in those fishing holes that few others knew about. Dad went to great lengths to create fishing holes so that we could have great times together catching fish. As a disciple-maker, where are your fishing holes? There are countless numbers of men, women, college students, and teenagers who need discipleship. You can begin a discipleship group D-Group anytime and anywhere. You simply need to catch some fish. Think about the kind of fish you want to catch.
These need discipleship the most. You have to be patient to catch these kind of fish, but these are big fish who need discipleship. I learned a lot about fishing from my dad.
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He taught me how to fish and showed me that catching fish was fun. From Jesus, we learn how to fish for men and learn that catching fish for disciple-making is the most important calling of our lives. Good fishermen go fishing often. They are persistent; knowing that eventually they will catch a big one.
As fishers of men, we must go fishing often.
When we invite others to join our D-Group, not everyone will take the bait. Some will turn us down, but we must not get discouraged. There are thousands of fish all around us that need to be discipled. We mush fish with persistence; knowing that eventually we will land all the fish that God wants us to have for our D-Group. We should constantly be fishing for men and training others how to fish. Remember, you only need three or four fish to begin a D-Group, so fish with persistence until you catch them.
Good fishermen are patient. If often takes time to catch a fish.
Fishermen train themselves to think like a fish.