True religion is not about possessing the truth. No religion does that. It is rather an invitation into a journey that leads one toward the mystery of God. Idolatry is religion pretending that it has all the answers.— Sayings
Unconventional True Intimacy quotations
A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others.
True intimacy with God always brings humility.
We are at this moment as close to God as we really choose to be.
True, there are times when we would like to know a deeper intimacy, but when it comes to the point, we are not prepared to pay the price involved.
You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that is said to you. True power is sitting back and observing everything with logic. If words control your that means everyone can control you. Breathe and allow things to pass.
The struggle for true openness and intimacy is a lifelong struggle for all of us, gay and straight alike. And besides, a difficult life brings you to the core of yourself, where you learn what justice is and how it has to be fought for.
True intimacy is only build around the freedom to disagree.
If you are serious about becoming like Christ, He is going to put you in circumstances where your only true choice is to become like Him.
Two things you will never have to chase: true friends and true love.
The true feeling of sex is that of a deep intimacy, but above all of a deep complicity.
We are made in the image of God; we carry within us the desire for our true life of intimacy and adventure. To say we want less than that is to lie.
Purity perceives and respects the character of sex-its depth, seriousness, intimacy, and true home within wedded love, which alone makes possible the total and mutual gift of self.
Knowing others is intelligence, knowing yourself is true wisdom.
Christianity is not consistency to conscience or to convictions;
Christianity is being true to Jesus Christ.
Fear is the great enemy of intimacy. Fear makes us run away from each other or cling to each other but does not create true intimacy.
Enlightenment is the key to everything, and it is the key to intimacy, because it is the goal of true authenticity.
Travel and tell no one, live a true love story and tell no one, live happily and tell no one, people ruin beautiful things.
When we are securely rooted in personal intimacy with the source of life, it will be possible to remain flexible without being relativistic, convinced without being rigid, willing to confront without being offensive, gentle and forgiving without being soft, and true witnesses without being manipulative.
True worship is when a person, through their person, attains intimacy and friendship with God.
People are less self-conscious in the intimacy of family life and during the anxiety of a great sorrow. The dazzling varnish of anextreme politeness is then less in evidence, and the true qualities of the heart regain their proper proportions.
True love has a habit of coming back.
That's the whole spiritual life. It's learning how to die. And as you learn how to die, you start losing all your illusions, and you start being capable now of true intimacy and love.
Only intimacy with the self will bring about true healing.
All intimacy is rare-that's what makes it precious.
Kindness is not a business. True kindness expects nothing in return and should never act with conditions.
If fear is the great enemy of intimacy, love is its true friend.
Praise becomes compulsory when we experience true intimacy [with God].
There is not true intimacy between souls who do not know how to respect one another's solitude.
True friendship isn't about being inseparable, it's being separated
Communication within the couple includes the open, clear, and honest sharing of feelings, desires, thoughts, interests, and creative ideas. It is in this sharing of the deepest parts of ourselves with another that true intimacy in the relationship is cultivated.
For a long time I thought-'I've got to buck up and be strong.
I've got to put on a brave face-and get through this near burn-out or that discouraging time in my life,'" "God has really seriously changed my thinking on this. When you take off the mask, you relate at a base level to everyone else who has been through pain-and everyone has. Honesty promotes intimacy and promotes us together relying on God. True honesty is beautiful.
True intimacy, the exchange of affection between two people who are not lying, is transforming.
A friend is not a true friend unless he protects his friend in his misfortune, in his absence, and at his death.
I look for stories that tell transformative, emotional journeys, have big emotional worlds, feel very relevant and true to the times we're living in - even though they might be of a different time - have a sense of real intimacy with larger forces at work, where there's some kind of social injustice and inequity happening that needs to be conquered or addressed. I find historically that's the formula for a lot of successful operas.
Really true intimacy is rare and it depends on other things besides sex.
How many films are there about friendships between teenagers? And how many projects are there dealing with friendships among adults? True friendships - really dealing with the intimacy behind what happened then, and how long you've known each other, and the wounds that haven't healed. That's what [About Alex] film is about.
Be mindful. Be grateful. Be positive. Be true. Be kind.
I think the point of cinematography, of what we do, is intimacy.
Is intent, is the balance between the familiar and the dream, it is being subjective and objective, it is being engaged and yet standing back and noticing something that perhaps other people didn’t notice before, or celebrating something that you feel is beautiful or valid, or true or engaging in some way.
We even refuse to be our true self with God- and then wonder why we lack intimacy with him.
Music, and art for that matter, to me is not about true meaning to anyone else but yourself. If I told you the meaning of it all from my point of view it would erase the intimacy of art. I feel like art is up for interpretation, so if I told you my meaning, how could you truly relate it to anything that “you” personally are going through?? That is the beauty of art and music in particular
There is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.
It is a friend's duty that he does not leave his friend in a difficult position but provide intimacy and support to him. In difficulty who leaves is a false and the one not quitting is a true friend.
True intimacy is a human constant. People of all types find it equally hard to achieve, equally precious to hold. Age, education, social status, make little difference here; even genius does not presuppose the talent to reveal one's self completely and completely absorb one's self in another personality. Intimacy is to love what concentration is to work: a simultaneous drawing together to attention and release of energy.
The true, the genuine worship is when man, through his spirit, attains to friendship and intimacy with God. True and genuine worship is not to come to a certain place; it is not to go through a certain ritual or liturgy; it is not even to bring certain gifts. True worship is when the spirit, the immortal and invisible part of man, speaks to and meets with God, who is immortal and invisible.
But in spite of my great desire for intimacy, I've always been a loner.
Perhaps when the longing for connection is as strong as it is in me, when the desire is for something so deep and true, one knows better than to try. One sees that this is not the place for that.
Today I want to belong. I want to feel safe and at home. I want to be aware of what it is like simply to be, without defenses or desires. I will appreciate the flow of life for what it is-my own true self. I will notice those moments of intimacy with myself, when I feel that “I am” is enough to sustain me forever. I will lie on the grass at one with nature, expanding until my being fades into the infinite.