Quote from “The Furious Longing of God”

The revolutionary thinking that God loves me as I am and not as I should be requires radical rethinking and profound emotional readjustment. Small wonder that the late spiritual giant Basil Hume of London, England, claimed that Christians find it easier to believe that God exists than that God loves them.

Brennan Manning. The Furious Longing of God (pp. 75-76). Kindle Edition.