Steven Curtis Chapman quote

"Wherever we are, God's in that moment, God's speaking to us, and if we've just got our ears open and our antennas up, there's no lack of inspiration. He's not silent. We just have to be listening."

Steven Curtis Chapman

Born: November 21, 1962

Occupation: Singer-songwriter

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I would hate to be a new artist or writer in town today. But somehow the cream continues to rise. If there's one who's great, he just jumps out of the pack like you can't believe.

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Success breeds volume, and it's just amazing how many young writers, artists, and musicians there are in town.

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This is life weve been given, made to be lived out, so... live out loud.

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I don't see the big picture. I don't have a clue. But I know God does. I'm going to declare that, even if I don't feel it right now.

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