Words matter. These are the best Taya Kyle Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
I wasn’t angry with God that I lost my husband. I was devastated; I was broken. I still am, in many ways. But I feel like God gives free will to everyone, and people who want to choose evil, they have that same free will.
I’ll proudly stand with one of the great leaders this state and country have ever produced: Rick Perry.
You like to be independent, but you will need to learn to ask for help. It doesn’t make you weak.
I think that that’s so true for a lot of first responder families and military families. If you ask them, ‘Is there anything I can do for you?’, they almost always will not ask for that help.
I’d realize it’s not worth our time to worry. You do your best, and God will put the right people in your path.
Common sense to one person might be something different to another.
Every single person suffers; every marriage has some major battles. Life pulls you in different directions. But if you try, and you’re lucky, you can find your way back to each other.
There’s no road map. There’s no textbook on how grief works and when your heart will be open – or if it ever will.
My hope for this country is that we remain a people who value freedom, who have the courage to face the realities with faithful hearts instead of anxious ones.
I think everybody goes through things in their life where they’re like, ‘This does not make any sense,’ or ‘I don’t understand why this is happening,’ but that’s part of the journey of faith.
From the days of Cain and Abel, we know all too well there will always be evil. But that evil shouldn’t take away our freedoms.
I have learned in my life that my plans don’t matter. It’s God’s plan.
Many of us who have cars have felt some form of extreme anger at other drivers because we feel they have put us in harm’s way. We might even envision ramming their cars or cutting them off in return, but do we actually do it? No, because the overwhelming majority of us never want to take another human life.
We can’t legislate human nature.
I think that God prepared me for Chris’s death in some ways, because I’ve seen other people lose their spouses. I’ve known for a long time that life isn’t fair.
That was essential to my journey: the ability to love children while simultaneously having your heart broken.
Sometimes you will think you can’t take it another day. But if you hang in there, one step at a time, you will be able to accomplish more than you ever imagine.
We all suffer. It’s part of life. The blessing is – while evil exists, Divinity does, too, and it is stronger.
I think I’ve been inspired by Chris and his ability to be raw and genuine and admit flaws and let it be whatever it is. That’s something I’m trying to do, too, is just be real… That way ends up being very healing with people.
I challenge anyone to tell me there isn’t evil in this world.
With a warm drink, in a rocking chair and family and friends around, I am working on finding peace and joy in the moments we have been given. It doesn’t have to all make sense. I don’t have all the answers.
You can forgive somebody and still believe they need a consequence.
A couple of times, I felt like I was cracking and I couldn’t go on, and God would put another person in my place to help me.
There’s a consequence for everything, and that goes back to the Bible for me.
When you’re trained for battle, the idea is that it will be man against man.
The blessing is that my kids have a lot of strong men and strong marriages around them, so I feel like they are getting what they need as far as role modeling. So I don’t feel the pressure for them.
I have been afraid of guns, I have sworn I would never use a gun on another person and so did not need one, and I have wanted to deny the existence of evil.
Something that I’ve struggled with for awhile is looking at our country voting on sound bites, and to me, character is really important.
I’m extremely grateful to all the first responders, veterans and their families for all their sacrifices.
I think it’s a mistake to miss out on joy just because you have pain.
The only way to defeat evil is by taking advantage of our freedoms.
What I’ve noticed is not only in the military, but in the first responders community, that when you reach out your hand to help one of them, they almost always grab your hand with only one of theirs, because they’re using their other hand to reach behind them and pull up somebody else with them.
I am overwhelmed with gratitude, and my heart is full. ‘American Sniper’ has broken records, which follows such an honest path of Chris’s life.
I have been touched by extreme violence, and I have been robbed of the life I always wanted by someone who chose to do evil.
I would like my kids to go to college and be exposed to the real world and to make their own decisions and find their own path instead of sending them somewhere where they would be creatively conditioned for one life path or another.
I don’t move away from grief, rather through it.
I would like to have my gun for protection.
I think that sometimes you can be an example of what to do and what not to do, and I think most of the time I’m an example of what not to do.
I’ve been taught in my life that you can have plans, but you can’t count on them.
I feel like freedom of speech is one of the great things in this country and the freedom to do what you feel is right.