We may live victoriously, not because we have any power within ourselves, but because when we give ourselves to God, He gives himself to us.
Spiritual reading is a regular, essential part of the life of prayer, and particularly is it the support of adoring prayer.
The moment you wake up each morning, all your wishes and hopes for the day rush at you like wild animals. And the first job each morning consists in shoving it all back; in listening to that other voice, taking that other point of view, letting that other, larger, stronger, quieter life come flowing in.
To place ourselves in range of God's choicest gifts, we have to walk with God, work with God, lean on God, cling to God, come to have the sense and feel of God, refer all things to God.
It is important to increase our sense of God's richness and wonder by reading what his great lovers have said about him.
The time you spend alone with God will transform your character and increase your devotion. Then your integrity and godly behavior in an unbelieving world will make others long to know the Lord.
Reading the Bible will help you get to know the word, but it’s when you put it down and live your life that you get to know the author.
All of life has its rhythms, and the repetition of familiar prayers can bring our interior spirits into harmony with the Divine Heartbeat and the breathing of the Divine Christ.