Spiritual progress can be slow.
Still, if you are going to start, you have to start somewhere.
If not with drastic immediate change, then at least with an acknowledgment of needed change.
And small steps to start.
What if today you did the smallest thing, just 1% better?
Still, a few weeks later, when Bill and I met for our first walk, I had some progress to report: I had stopped meeting the love of my life at X-rated motels. I still met him at motels, but nicer ones. I had stopped seeing the man with the bleeding wife. I felt I had standards again—granted, they were very low standards, but still . . .
-Anne Lamott, Traveling Mercies