The More We Try To Get Better, the Worst we Become

The tragic irony in all of this is that when we focus so strongly on our need to get better, we actually get worse.  We become even more neurotic and self-absorbed.  Preoccupation with our guilt (instead of God’s grace) makes us increasingly self-centered and morbidly introspective.

– Tchividjian, Tullian; Glorious Ruin: How Suffering Sets You Free; David C Cook Publishers, Copyright 2013, Kindle Edition, page 68

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