God desires the least degree of obedience and submissiveness more than all those services you think of rendering him.Saint John of the Cross
Sayings of Light and Love, 13
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.
After the one about drawing out love, this is my all-time favourite quotation of his.Thank you!
It’s so difficult to choose! I have many of his sayings bookmarked. They’re all winners!