"Once we clearly acknowledge the soul, we can learn to hear it's cries. - Dallas Willard, Renovation Of The Heart."

It takes courage to pursue our dreams. It takes time and patience to unearth buried treasure. But I believe with all my heart that we must do both.

1.19.2009

It Takes Time

I came across a great quote in my morning readings.

"As the world must be redeemed in a few men to begin with, so the soul is redeemed in a few of its thoughts, and works, and ways to begin with: it takes a long time to finish the new creation of this redemption."

~ George MacDonald

Not that it gets me off the hook of "working out my salvation", but it helps me to know it is a process, my heart - your heart does not become whole all at once.

Blessings to you all.

6 comments:

Marsha said...

Great quote, Mary! Thanks for sharing it.

PCarriker said...

What a lovely painting and very inspirational words:-)

Bev said...

Sis, it's a life long process...sometimes being human takes us down the wrong paths when we don't listen, but I thank God we are forgiven and helped to get back on track!!! love you, and thank God for working thru you to give us the inspiration we need to go forward!!!
(((hugs)))

Tammy said...

Hugs to you!

I have something for you on my blog at www.blog.tammysstudio.com

Bev said...

Sis will you come by my blog HeLives to pick up a little award I'm passing on to those I believe have a great attitude and gratitude!!!
love you hon..
Bevie

Teri Leigh said...

What a deep thought. I had to read it a couple of times and let the thought sink in. We truely are in progress, aren't we.