Henri Nouwen writes, "The effect of God's spirit is deeper than our thoughts and emotions." Today, recognize that our thoughts and feelings--which are often cluttered, distracted, and ignorant--are not accurate tools for assessing our spiritual journey or success. Trust the powerful movement of Spirit, working at levels deeper than ordinary perception can evaluate.
Tarn Wilson is the author of the memoir The Slow Farm and numerous essays. You may read more of her work at tarnwilson.com.