What a child does when not told what to do is the final indicator of what and who that child is. And so it is for us and our heavenly Father.” ~ Dallas Willard in “Hearing God”

“We naively think the more we grow as Christians, the easier it will be to discern the will of God. But the opposite is often the case. God treats the mature leader as a mature adult, leaving more and more to his or her spiritual discernment and giving fewer bits of tangible guidance than in earlier years.” ~ Oswald Sanders in “Spiritual Leadership