Friday, November 15, 2013

Why We Are In This World

'It is God's will we are fulfilling, 
and this is precisely why we should hasten to do it,
for we are in this world for no other purpose.... 
How can we go on saying that we belong to Him 
if we are not prepared to make our will fit in with His?'

St. Francis de Sales

Painting:  Rogier van de Weyden, Descent from the Cross (detail: Mary Magdalene) 

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