Friday, July 12, 2013

What Matters Much

"The art of living with God entails more effort and more concentration of purpose in the midst of activity and external work than in surroundings of cloistral prayer and quiet.  Wheresoever God is our chief concern, environment is of little account.... 

"The outward cloister matters little, the inward cloister matters much."

from Sheltering the Divine Outcast, compiled by A Religious, Peter Reilly Co., Philadelphia, 1952, p. 171

Painting: Jean BĂ©raud, Les Grands Boulevards Le Theatre Des Varietes, in US public domain
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