When people cease to believe in God, they don't believe in nothing; they believe in anything.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
Faith without doubt is addiction
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
I'm a believer. I don't go to church. I don't belong to any particular religion, but I do believe in God. I couldn't write what I write about and be creative without a certain form of belief.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
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.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn't need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
Rejoice and be glad for your reward is great in heaven.
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
Though our feelings come and go, God's love for us does not.
God's house must be clean, otherwise, God will just run away.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
God sleeps in the rock, dreams in the plant, stirs in the animal, and awakens in man.