Remind yourself that God is with you and nothing can defeat you. Believe that you now receive power from Him.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
It doesnít matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
There is a justifiable reaction against a type of religion which imposed rigid restrictions on any kind of rational enjoyment, while it left men free to exploit one another and to make life hideous in the race for wealth.
Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.
You may never have proof of your importance but you are more important than you think. There are always those who couldnít do without you. The rub is that you donít always know who.
Though our feelings come and go, God's love for us does not.
We can only know God well when we know our own sin. And those who have known God without knowing their wretchedness have not glorified Him but have glorified themselves.
But for me the sweetest contact with God has no form. I close my eyes, look within, and enter a deep soft silence. The infinity of God's creation embraces me.
God's house must be clean, otherwise, God will just run away.
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.
The Catholic ideal is to order the whole of life towards unity, not by the denial and destruction of the natural human values, but by bringing them into living relation with spiritual truth and spiritual reality.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.