The secret of spiritual success is a hunger that persists…It is an awful condition to be satisfied with one’s spiritual attainments…God was and is looking for hungry, thirsty people.— Smith Wigglesworth
Proven Spiritual Success quotations
The planet does not need more "successful people". The planet desperately needs more peacemakers, healers, restorers, storytellers and lover of all kinds.
Imagination, devotion, perseverance, together with divine grace, will assure your success.
Real success always contains an unseen essential of deep spirituality.
Work hard in silence, let your success be the noise
Success is based upon a spiritual quality, a power to inspire others.
I must be willing to give up what I am in order to become what I will be.
I sometimes think that the very essence of the whole Christian position and the secret of a successful spiritual life is just to realize two things... I must have complete, absolute confidence in God and no confidence in myself."
Success - See your goal; Understand the obstacles; Create a positive mental picture; Clear your mind of self doubt; Embrace the challenge; Stay on track; Show the world you can do it!
Life is like an onion. You peel it off one layer at a time, and sometimes you weep.
AA is no success story in the ordinary sense of the word.
It is a story of suffering transmuted, under grace, into spiritual progress.
It takes energy, mental toughness and spiritual reinforcement to successfully deal with life's opportunities, and to reach your objectives.
You have to be odd to be number one.
The key to success is to keep growing in all areas of life -- mental, emotional, spiritual, as well as physical.
Intent is not a thought, or an object, or a wish.
Intent is what can make a man succeed when his thoughts tell him that he is defeated. It operates in spite of the warrior's indulgence. Intent is what makes him invulnerable. Intent is what sends a shaman through a wall, through space, to infinity.
Men do not attract that which they want, but that which they are.
Success doesn't come from what you do occasionally, but what you do consistently.
The appearance of things changes according to the emotions;
and thus we see magic and beauty in them, while the magic and beauty are really in ourselves.
This is the key to life: the ability to reflect, the ability to know yourself, the ability to pause for a second before reacting automatically. If you can truly know yourself, you will begin the journey of transformation.
All success in life, whether material or spiritual, starts with the thoughts that you put into your mind every second of every minute of every day. Your outer world reflects the state of your inner world. By controlling the thoughts that you think and the way you respond to the events of your life, you begin to control your destiny.
You have to go whole heartedly in anything in order to achieve anything worth having.
In a strange way the spiritual life isn't "useful" or "successful.
" But it is meant to be fruitful. And fruitfulness comes out of brokenness.
The true spiritual secret is this: what you seek, you already are.
True success is discovering your inner divinity~ it's the ability to love and have compassion, trust your intuition, and awaken to your unlimited creative nature.
Nature never repeats herself, and the possibilities of one human soul will never be found in another.
Kill them with success and bure them with a smile.
There is one thing one has to have either a soul that is cheerful by nature, or a soul made cheerful by work, love, art, and knowledge.
If you focus on success, you’ll have stress.
But if you pursue excellence, success will be guaranteed.
The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting;
by doubting we come to the question, and by seeking we may come upon the truth.
Success is not always what you see.
In theory, theory and practice are the same. In practice, they are not.
Kindness and a good heart are the foundation for success in this life, progress on the spiritual path, and the fulfillment of our aspirations. Our need for them is not limited to any specific time, place, society, or culture.
Silence is sometimes the best answer
Work hard in silence. Let your succes be the noise.
There is no other teacher but your own soul.
It's a spiritual malnutrition tied to a moral constipation, where people have a sense of what's right and what's good. It's just stuck, and they can't get it out because there's too much greed. There's too much obsession with reputation and addiction to narrow conceptions of success.
Spiritual success depends on your Conductivity. No Spiritual Conductivity, no progress!
Measure your success not by the things you collect, but by the lives you affect.
A character standard is far more important than even a gold standard.
The success of all economic systems is still dependent upon both righteous leaders and righteous people. In the last analysis, our national future depends upon our national character that is, whether it is spiritually or materially minded.
I do not pray for success, I ask for faithfulness.
Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get it.
Acknowledge all of your small victories. They will eventually add up to something great.
The new midlife is where you realize that even your failures make you more beautiful and are turned spiritually into success if you became a better person because of them. You became a more humble person. You became a more merciful and compassionate person.
I found it interesting that as people become more technically oriented all over the world, at the same time people are becoming increasingly spiritual. The success of the Da Vinci code - even though it was a great yawn - also showed people's interest in religion.
When the fire of your soul ignites the passion within your heart, don't view it as an opportunity for success or failure, view it as an open door for miracles.
We were born to make manifest the glory of God within us.
There are only two words that will always lead you to success.
Those words are yes and no. Undoubtedly, you've mastered saying yes. So start practicing saying no. Your goals depend on it!