All arts and sciences, the more they are perfected, the more they issue in divinity, and coincide with it, and appear to be parts of it.

Jonathan Edwards

I love you, O LORD, my strength. …my God, my rock in whom I take refuge, my shield.

– Ps 18:1-2

Human development involves “accepting the self I am as a gift and the self I should become as a task God has set for me.”

Sören Kierkegaard, summarized by C. Stephen Evans, Professor of Philosophy, Baylor University

Come unto me, all you who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest.


Mainstream therapeutic psychology “has become a religion: a secular cult of the self.”

Paul C. Vitz, Professor of Psychology, Divine Mercy University, in Psychology as Religion

Cast all your anxiety on Him, because He cares for you.

– 1 Peter 5:7

The heart has reasons that reason does not know.

– Blaise Pascal, Pensées

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