"As pertaining to good deeds therefore, do the best thou canst, and desire God to give strength to do better daily; but in Christ put thy trust, and in the pardon and promises that God hath made thee for His sake; and on that rock build thine house, and there dwell. For there only shalt thou be sure from all storms and tempests, and from all wily assaults," William Tyndale, The Obedience of a Christian Man.
Sometimes on this journey to becoming a better person, I feel quite lonely. When I read hundreds of years old quotes as above, I am lifted. It's the same struggle for all who wish to see God again. It's a good road.