Born in Whitehall, Michigan, Mr. Wilferd Peterson (August 21, 1900 – June 2, 1995) as author whose work appeared in This Week magazine and other magazines. He wrote many books that are inspirational.
Wilferd Peterson Quotes
In gratitude for God’s gift of life to us we should share that gift with others. The art of giving encompasses many areas. It is an outgoing, overflowing way of life.
In cathedral or cottage, the art of worship is an inner adventure; it is the personal practice of the presence of God.
Believe! Believe in the limitless supply of God’s goodness. The universe is filled with more wonders than you can imagine.
Forgiveness works the miracle of change.
Work miracles by setting a good example. Others will catch your spirit! The power of a good example is the greatest miracle-working power of all.
The art of humility begins with a recognition of our dependence on others and an appreciation of God’s gift of life.
I believe that to pray without ceasing means to think good thoughts without ceasing.
Change can be accomplished most of all through the power of prayer, because with God all things are possible.
Prayer is thinking and thanking. It is thinking of our many blessings and accepting them with a thankful spirit.
Prayer does not change God, it changes us. It deepens insight, increases intuitive perception, expands consciousness. It transforms personality.
In my opinion we can never think of God in big enough terms. He is bigger than our biggest thoughts of Him. Our imaginations cannot stretch wide enough to take in all of God.
I believe that God is a power underneath my life here on earth. His goodness undergirds me and uplifts me.
Release your problem to God with a prayer that the answer will come in its own good time and place. Hold the attitude of faith and expectancy, knowing that God has all the answers, that His knowledge is limitless and can never be exhausted.
In our behavior, in the words we write and speak, we can become ambassadors of God’s inspiration. Whenever we strive to lift up others in ways that are good and noble we are serving as radiating centers for God’s inspiration.
The master secret of happiness is to meet the challenge of each new day with the serene faith that: “All things work together for good to them that love God.”
By the grace of God you are what you are; glory in your selfhood, accept yourself and go on from there.
He knows that as long as a man keeps his faith in God and in himself nothing can permanently defeat him.
As you help men to grow, as you work for peace, understanding and good will, your influence will merge, with the good influences of men of every age, into the eternal golden stream of God’s goodness.
Prayer is dedicating our thought, feeling and action to the expression of goodness. It is to become like a window through which the light of God shines.