Outside of God everything is narrow.
John of the Cross
|A Prayer Diary||
You must never regard any spiritual work as firmly established, and this is especially true of prayer.
Theophan the Recluse
Cast down, O Lord, all the forces of cruelty and wrong. Defeat all selfish and worldly-minded schemes, and prosper all that is conceived among us in the spirit of Christ.
I would to God that all men understood this verity, that women, if they will, may be perfect and if they would not make us believe we can do nothing and that we are but women, we might do great matters.
Mary Ward (1585-1645)
For those of us who bear the name Christian, we recognize that we have seen the face of God in the face of Jesus.
Br. Curtis Almquist
Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase.
Martin Luther King, Jr., in www.gratefulness.org
We have to get rid of the idea that we understand ourselves; it is the last conceit to go.
Christian life requires a conscious decision to shift the mind (metanoia) by training the mind to focus on the central values of the gospel and to dispense with all other things.