O my Lord, what do I have except what you have given me? You are the source of goodness and bliss. Without you how can I live; you are the source of my existence, my love. You are my breath, my food and drink. Where else shall I find comfort?
Saint Kuriakose Elias Chavara
Chavara, K, Panthaplackal, T 2009, Guidelines for Priests in the Words of Blessed Chavara, Chavara Central Secretariat, Chavara Hills.