Baptism revives God's icon and makes it radiant. But to produce his likeness God awaits our cooperation. Then it is that grace starts to fill in this icon with God's likeness.

All human beings are created in God's likeness. But to be in God's likeness can be properly said only of those who have lovingly pledged him their will.

Diadochus of Photice , Send My Roots Rain by Megan McKenna