Quote of the day: 18 February

… Do not let what is happening to me, daughter, cause you any grief, for it does not cause me any. What greatly grieves me is that the one who is not at fault is blamed. Men do not do these things, but God, who knows what is suitable for us and arranges things for our good. Think nothing else but that God ordains all, and where there is no love, put love, and you will draw out love …

Saint John of the Cross

Letter 26 to Madre María de la Encarnación, Segovia
July 6, 1591

 

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Photo credit: Discalced Carmelites

 

 

John of the Cross, St. 1991, The Collected Works of St. John of the Cross, Revised Edition, translated from the Spanish by Kavanaugh, K and Rodriguez, O with revisions and introductions by Kavanaugh, K, 
ICS Publications, Washington DC.

2 thoughts on “Quote of the day: 18 February

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  1. Thank you for the context of that famous short quote: makes sense of it. What a Saint!

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