About Patrick Nelson

husband, father, leader, elder - always working to get better. Married to @catherinenelson President of @lehmanroberts and Elder @2pcmemphis.

Public Notes

Recent Activity

  • Patrick shared from The ONE Thing by Gary Keller, Jay Papasan
    “Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.” — T. S. Eliot
    Note: Great quote! //
  • Patrick shared from Forever: Why You Can't Live Without It by Paul David Tripp
    C. S. Lewis say it all: “If I find in myself a desire which no experience in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that I was made for another world.”5
    Note: Too true! What are those things I continue to long for? //
  • Patrick shared from Insanely Simple: The Obsession That Drives Apple's Success by Ken Segall
    If your company is ever to fail, you can be sure it won’t be the fault of Simplicity—it will be the result of its absence.
    Note: Powerful! //
  • Patrick shared from American Gospel: God, the Founding Fathers, and the Making of a Nation by Jon Meacham
    Feeling at home among family and friends, Roosevelt began composing a prayer to read to the nation on the day of the invasion. The result, delivered by the president over the radio on the evening of Tuesday, June 6, 1944—the attack had been delayed for a day because of the weather—was an eloquent, six-minute-long appeal to a superintending providence. Almighty God: Our sons, pride of our nation, this day have set upon a mighty endeavor, a struggle to preserve our Republic, our religion and our civilization, and to set free a suffering humanity. Lead them straight and true; give strength to...
    Note: Beautiful! #FDR //
  • Patrick shared from Counterfeit Gods: The Empty Promises of Money, Sex, and Power, and the Only Hope that Matters by Timothy Keller
    God saw Abraham’s sacrifice and said, “Now I know that you love me, because you did not withhold your only son from me.” But how much more can we look at his sacrifice on the Cross, and say to God, “Now, we know that you love us. For you did not withhold your son, your only son, whom you love, from us.” When the magnitude of what he did dawns on us, it makes it possible finally to rest our hearts in him rather than in anything else.
(Memphis, TN)
Patrick Nelson