“She knew now that there were darker forces in the world than she had ever imagined, and brighter ones, too.” ― Robert Beatty, Serafina and
People believe what they want to believe.
The nearer the church, the farther from God. (Dictionary of English Proverbs/Thomas Preston)
“It’s a mystery how you know what to do, what to say, how to frame a prayer.” Ruth Rendell, The Vault
“What should I believe? thought Shadow, and the voice came back to him from somewhere deep beneath the world, in a bass rumble: Believe everything.”
“I don’t make a wish. Instead I smile,” Sejal Badani, Trail of Broken Wings
Faith is what someone knows to be true, whether they believe it or not. Flannery O’Connor
Anxiety is the mark of spiritual insecurity (Thomas Merton).
Our idea of God tells us more about ourselves than about Him (Thomas Merton).
Life is this simple: we are living in a world that is absolutely transparent and the divine is shining through it all the time. This
“People believe, thought Shadow. It’s what people do. They believe, and then they do not take responsibility for their beliefs; they conjure things, and do
When there is a tendency to compartmentalize the spiritual and make it resident in a certain type of life only, the spiritual is apt gradually