[Christ] stands, always and everywhere, before the face of God; his own soul is the Holy of Holies... He gazes upon the uncovered face of the Eternal One and has nothing to fear.
If the Lord Himself doesn't come to order them to get up, as He did the man who waited at the side of the pool for thirty years...
Our prayer should be made either in the concealment of our inner room or, if not in one's room, it should be made in the solitary wilderness, and at the best and most quiet time of night
True humility consists very much in great readiness to be content with whatever the Lord may want to do with them
I renounced for the sake of his love everything other than God, and I began to live as if only he and I existed in the world
A soul ordinarily needs instruction pertinent to its experience in order to be guided through the dark night
Those who set their hearts on the good things of the world become extremely wicked in the sight of God