Thursday, September 26, 2013

The Master of Our Will

'We must never lose sight of the fact that God reigns in us only in proportion that He is the Master of our will.  This requires great generosity on our part.' 

'We must still the heaving of all that could raise a tempest in our heart - disappointments, separations, uncongenial surroundings, seeming injustice, painful remarks, want of consideration, loneliness and a thousand other things... We go through the excruciating pain of what looks to be loss, but in reality we are gaining superabundantly.'

(from Sheltering the Divine Outcast, compiled by A Religious, The Peter Reilly Co, Philadelphia, 1952, pp. 104-105)

Painting:  Laurens vieille normande

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