Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
The lust of the flesh directs these desires [of personal union], however, to satisfaction of the body, often at the cost of a real and full communion of persons.
In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.
He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.
I have been a seeker and I still am, but I stopped asking the books and the stars. I started listening to the teaching of my Soul.
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.
Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
There is a God shaped vacuum in the heart of every man which cannot be filled by any created thing, but only by God, the Creator, made known through Jesus.
An almost forgotten truth, even among some practising Christians, is that it's never the physical world, but only the spirit of the world that is evil. Therefore the soul must detach itself from the spirit of the world.
Hope is a good thing - maybe the best thing, and no good thing ever dies
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
God has no religion.
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.
Do not let Sunday be taken from you If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.