"There is no assurance in God's revelations," writes St. John of the Cross. He cites examples from the lives of Saints Peter and Paul where they both need guidance and correction in their ministries.
Quote of the day, 14 April: St. Teresa of Avila
St. Teresa begins her commentary on the Song of Songs by mentioning a homily from one Holy Thursday: "I recall hearing a priest who was a religious preach a very admirable sermon, most of which was an explanation of those loving delights with which the bride communed with God... He was speaking about love since the sermon was on Maundy Thursday when one shouldn't be speaking of anything else..."
Quote of the day: 29 July
God was so silent that St. Paul reproved Peter
Love must win out
Let us not tire of preaching love; it is the force that will overcome the world
Quote of the day: 13 June
Where among you, tell me, are to be found preachers?