14 Comforting Verses To Help You Through The Hard Times: For when you’re feeling down

Source: Huffington Post

By Carol Kuruvilla; Religion Associate Editor, The Huffington Post

One of the most beautiful aspects of faith is its ability to give people a deep well of strength to sip from when they’re sad, lonely, or discouraged.

Many of the world’s religions have holy texts or teachings that can guide followers through the tough times. Here are a few quotes from religious scriptures, philosophers, teachers and poets who have vastly different ways of understanding the divine. We hope these ancient words can serve as resources for believers, non-believers, and everyone in-between.

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Rabindranath Tagore

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Quran 94:5-6

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Epictetus

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Thich Nhat Hanh

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Charge of the Goddess,” by Doreen Valiente

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Psalm 32:7

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Quran 65:3

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Guru Granth Sahib, page 1136

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Romans 8:37-39

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‘Abdu’l-Bahá

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Shvetashvatara Upanishad

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Black Elk

Psalm 42:6

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Lao Tzu

Categories: Bible, Meditation, Psychology, Quran

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