“We cannot find God without God.
We cannot reach God without God.
We cannot satisfy God without God – which is another way of saying
that all our seeking will fall short unless
God starts and finishes the search.
The decisive part of our seeking is not our
human ascent to God, but his descent to us.
Without God there is no human ascent.
The secret of the quest lies not in our brilliance
but in his grace.”