Per­sonal growth

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All of us who have had that veil re­moved can see and re­flect the glory of the Lord. And the Lord—who is the Spirit—makes us more and more like him as we are changed into his glo­ri­ous im­age. — 2 Corinthi­ans 3:18 NLT

Did Christ fin­ish his work for us? Then there can be no doubt but he will also fin­ish his work in us.— John Flavel (c.1627–1691)

I have a great need for Christ; I have a great Christ for my need.— Charles Spur­geon (1834–1892)

Give your­self to God with­out re­serve; in sin­gle­ness of heart, meet­ing ev­ery­thing that ev­ery day brings forth, as some­thing that comes from God, and is to be re­ceived and gone through by you. This is an at­tain­able de­gree of per­fec­tion.— Wil­liam Law (1686–1761)

It is right to be con­tented with what we have, but never with what we are.— Sir James Mack­in­tosh (1765–1832)

Ideals are like the stars—we never reach them, but like the mariners of the sea, we chart our course by them.— Carl Schurz (1829–1906)

The ac­knowl­edg­ment of our weak­ness is the first step to­ward re­pair­ing our loss.— Thomas à Kem­pis (c. 1380–1471)

We shall never come to the per­fect man till we come to the per­fect world.— Matthew Henry (1662–1714)

One must not al­ways think so much about what one should do, but rather what one should be. Our works do not en­no­ble us; but we must en­no­ble our works.— Meis­ter Eck­hart (c. 1260–c. 1328)

I am not what I might be, I am not what I ought to be, I am not what I wish to be, I am not what I hope to be; but I thank God I am not what I once was, and I can say with the great apos­tle, “By the grace of God I am what I am.”— John New­ton (1725–1807)

The strong­est prin­ci­ple of growth lives in hu­man choice.— Ge­orge Eliot (1819–1880)

Let’s learn to grow up be­fore we grow old.— John Wim­ber (1934–1997)

Grow­ing spir­i­tu­ally can be like a roller coaster ride. Take com­fort in the knowl­edge that the way down is only prepa­ra­tion for the way up. —Rebbe Nach­man (1772–1811)

Sow a thought and you reap an ac­tion; sow an ac­tion and you reap a habit; sow a habit and you reap a char­ac­ter; sow a char­ac­ter and you reap a des­tiny.— Au­thor un­known

Grow in the grace and knowl­edge of our Lord and Sav­ior Je­sus Christ. —2 Peter 3:18

Have courage for the great sor­rows of life, and pa­tience for the small ones. And when you have la­bo­ri­ously ac­com­plished your daily task, go to sleep in peace. God is awake.— Vic­tor Hugo (1802–1885)

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