Wednesday, June 08, 2011

Daily Thought: In Need of Validation

"A man's need for validation is one of his most desperate longings.  Until we have that validation, we live with an uncertainty down deep inside.  As men, we need to know who we truly are, and what we are destined to become.  And the only really reliable source for that is the God who made us.  So we need to hear from God what he thinks of us." ~ John Eldredge, The Way of the Wild Heart, p. 128

1 comment:

Liane de Witt said...

I agree with you (and John) 100 %! The same is true for woman. I love John Eldredge and his wife's work. I've read Captivating and I'm busy with Wild at Heart.

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