Repentance is not just a one-time turn around, but a thousand small daily deaths to yourself. It’s living for the one whom you were saved by to do what you were made for. It’s not merely saying no to something, but saying yes to the best thing.
"The fact is, I need God to help me love God. And if I need His help to love Him, a perfect being, I definitely need His help to love other, fault-filled humans."
F. Chan, Crazy Love (via