Transformation of desire is at the heart of spiritual change.
“For God is working in you, giving you the desire and the power to do what pleases him” (Philippians 2:13).
- God’s kingdom is always challenging the desires that preoccupy everyone (Matthew 6:32-33).
- God is always calling us to more noble and lasting passions.
“It would seem that Our Lord finds our desires not too strong, but too weak. We are half-hearted creatures, fooling about with drink and sex and ambition when infinite joy is offered us, like an ignorant child who wants to go on making mud pies in a slum because he cannot imagine what is meant by the offer of a holiday at the sea. We are far too easily pleased” (C. S. Lewis, The Weight of Glory).
“If we find ourselves with a desire that nothing in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation…
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