The Bible was not given for our information but for our transformation.— Dwight L. Moody
Superior Spiritual Transformation quotations
Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.
Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds
All great spirituality is about what we do with our pain.
If we do not transform our pain, we will transmit it to those around us.
Don't spend time beating on a wall hoping to transform it into a door.
Do not try to fix whatever comes in your life.
Fix yourself in such a way that whatever comes, you will be fine.
If you want to awaken all of humanity, then awaken all of yourself, if you want to eliminate the suffering in the world, then eliminate all that is negative in yourself. Truly, the greatest gift you have to give is that of your own self-transformation.
Nature does not know extinction; all it knows is transformation. ... Everything science has taught me-and continues to teach me-strengthens my belief in the continuity of our spiritual existence after death. Nothing disappears without a trace.
Religion is belief in someone else's experience. Spirituality is having your own experience.
The aim of spiritual formation is not behavior modification but the transformation of all those aspects of you and me where behavior comes from...Circumcision of the heart.
The key is to be in a state of permanent connectedness with your inner body - to feel it at all times. This will rapidly deepen and transform your life. The more consciousness you direct into the inner body, the higher its vibrational frequency becomes.
We are all hypocrites in transition. I am not who I want to be, but I am on the journey there, and thankfully I am not whom I used to be.
Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.
You've got to admit you're broken before you can be made whole.
In terms of changes, the spiritual mentors teach me that I must not forget those relating primarily to improve myself.
Did Christ finish His work for us? Then there can be no doubt but He will also finish His work in us.
To grow in unconditional love and in beauty, is spirituality.
Complacency is the deadly enemy of spiritual progress. The contented soul is the stagnant soul.
The soul knows everything. Be who you are and your life will transform forever.
Everything in your life is there as a vehicle for your transformation. Use it!
Adversity can be our greatest motivation fo spiritual growth or our deadliest means of discouragement.
Use me, God. Show me how to take who I am, who I want to be, and what I can do, and use it for a purpose greater than myself.
You will never glory in God till first of all God has killed your glorying in yourself.
If we can recognize that change and uncertainty are basic principles, we can greet the future and the transformation we are undergoing with the understanding that we do not know enough to be pessimistic.
You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.
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.
He suddenly understood the message of so many spiritual teachers that the only revolution that can work is the inner transformation of every human being.
Growth follows knowledge; action follows inspiration; opportunity follows perception; always the spiritual first, then the transformation into the infinite and illimitable possibilities of achievement.
Religion is for people who are afraid of going to hell. Spirituality is for those who have already been there.
There is no way to overstate the magnitude of the collective spiritual transformation that will occur when we shift from food of violent oppression to food of gentleness and compassion.
Once you say 'I want to find Truth', all your life will be deeply affected by it. All your mental and physical habits, feelings and emotions, desires and fears, plans and decisions will undergo a most radical transformation.
By opening our lives to God in Christ, we become new creatures.
This experience, which Jesus spoke of as the new birth, is essential if we are to be transformed nonconformists . . . Only through an inner spiritual transformation do we gain the strength to fight vigorously the evils of the world in a humble and loving spirit.
Love in its essence is spiritual fire.
Living a spiritual life requires a change of heart, a conversion.
Such a conversion may be marked by a sudden inner change, or it can take place through a long, quiet process of transformation. But it always involves an inner experience of oneness.
Souls reconstructed with faith transform agony into peace.
To undertake a genuine spiritual path is not to avoid difficulties but to learn the art of making mistakes wakefully, to bring them to the transformative power of our heart.
Spirituality does not come from religion. It comes from our soul.
A soul mates purpose is to shake you up, tear apart your ego a little bit, show you your obstacles and addictions, break your heart open so new light can get in, make you so desperate and out of control that you have to transform your life, then introduce you to your spiritual master.
I have now transformed into a sensitive;
a person who is able to detect when spirits are present. It's a skill that's evolved over hundreds of paranormal investigations and has taught me that the human body is the best means of paranormal detection. I've become a fine-tuned instrument of spiritual sensitivity.
I believe that used responsibly and in a mature way, the entheogens mediate access to the numinous dimensions of existence, have a great healing and transformative potential, and represent a very important tool for spiritual development.
Small acts, when multiplied by millions of people, can transform the world.
Tune into the presence of miracles, and in an instant, life can be transformed into a dazzling experience, more wondrous and exciting than we could even imagine.
Beware of harking back to what you once were when God wants you to be something you have never been.
The individual has become a mere cog in an enormous organization of things and powers which tear from his hands all progress, spirituality, and value in order to transform them from their subjective form into the form of a purely objective life.
Our whole spiritual transformation brings us to the point where we realize that in our own being, we are enough.
Know that transformation sometimes begins with a fall.
So never curse the fall. The ground is where humility lives. Take it. Learn it. Breathe it in. And then come back stronger, humbler and more aware of your need for Him. Come back having seen your own nothingness and His greatness.