“What is my message? Simple … That style is not about what you have but what you do with what you have. When people ask me how they should dress, I tell them don’t worry. Take care of your life. Your clothes will follow.”—Luciano Barbera
So while this article is geared towards the shorter gentlemen who happen to come across it, it can be used by any man who wants to appear taller. I’ll leave it up to you to decide whether that’s you or not.
“Let us ever bear in mind that our blessed Saviour humbled and abased Himself, yielding even to the contemptuous death on the cross, for the comfort of us poor, miserable and damned creatures.”—Martin Luther
“If we regularly beheld the glory of Christ our Christian walk with God would become more sweet and pleasant, our spiritual light and strength would grow daily stronger and our lives would more gloriously represent the glory of Christ. Death would be most welcome to us.”—John Owen
“Nothing whatever, whether great or small, can happen to a believer, without God’s ordering and permission. There is no such thing as “chance,” “luck” or “accident” in the Christian’s journey through this world. All is arranged and appointed by God. And all things are “working together” for the believer’s good.”—J.C. Ryle
[Jesus] is life from the dead. When the tomb was opened, the smell of Lazarus’ sin and death came forth. The Lord must have felt like running away, since He hates evil in all its forms. But He stayed there.
He does not run from us in our state of decay and smelliness. I tell you, when Jesus deals with us He does not pretend that we are lovely and odorless, but it is in the midst of our smelly death that Jesus draws near with tears and power and love and called the dead and rotting into new life…
I know of no one else who can help the heart in its deepest needs, who can comfort the soul.