If the Divine call does not make us better, it will make us very much worse. Of all bad men religious bad men are the worst.
C. S. Lewis
Of Course God does not consider you hopeless. If He did, He would not be moving you to seek Him (and He obviously is)... Continue seeking Him with seriousness. Unless He wanted you, you would not be wanting Him.
Give up yourself, and you will find your real self.
It was from the Lion that the light came. No one ever saw anything more terrible or beautiful.
I naturally loathe nearly all hymns.
Thirst was made for water; inquiry for truth. What you now call the free play of inquiry has neither more nor less to do with the ends for which intelligence was given you than masturbation has to do with marriage.