Jesus turned Matthew, the much hated and hardened tax collector into an apostle of love (Mt 9:9-13). He can do the same thing with each and everyone of us. No personal transformation is impossible with God! You can watch this on youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J7be8wnEd9Y&feature=channelfrom the 16mins onwards. See how Matthew was transformed when he saw Jesus.