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.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.
Faith is a state of openness or trust.
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
To you I'm an atheist; to God, I'm the Loyal Opposition.
Faith without doubt is addiction
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
God is not a diversion.
If you're really spiritual, then you should be totally independent of the good and the bad opinions of the world... you should have faith in yourself.
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.
He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.
Whoever loves to meet God, God loves to meet him.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
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.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is.
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.