"I walked along that slippery slope where if you fail through lack of faith, you sell your soul to the devil."
"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."Michelle Shocked on Mother Teresa
"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."Michelle Shocked on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step."Michelle Shocked on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired."Michelle Shocked on Martin Luther
"Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts."Michelle Shocked on Mahatma Gandhi
"Writing and singing does give me some kind of release from the demons of my past, it is a therapy of sorts, but to be honest, my marriage played a more important role in the acceptance of myself than performance has ever done."