Been reading through The Spirit of the Disciplines and thought I would post some quotations for anyone interested. This is such a good book. Now if I could just do what it says.
All men of the modern world exist in a continual and flagrant antagonism between their consciences and their way of life.
For God has made no promises of mercy to the slothful and negligent. His mercy is only offered to our frail and imperfect, but best endeavors, to practice all manner of righteousness.
Simon, Andrew, James and John obeyed Jesus literally leaving what they were doing to be with Him. In this way they learned by observation and direct contact and involvement to do what He did and be as He was.