Love desires nothing but love
And where there is no love, put love
Love of my God, my soul searches for You alone
Now what am I doing in this action? Do I love God?
Thou dost anoint mine head with oil, and my cup runneth over
Seek those things which draw you to the ardor of my love
I have a great desire to pay Jesus love for love
The priesthood is a mission received from God; it isn't a job
One of St. John of the Cross' oft-quoted and misquoted sayings
"If I love God, I love what He is: life, compassion, forgiveness, beauty. If I love God, I fight for respect for human rights, for freedom, and for justice."
Discalced Carmelite martyr of the Spanish Civil war who was executed on 15th August 1936. "Blessed be he who arranges everything for our good! In possessing him, we possess everything."
In dryness and emptiness the soul becomes humble. The earlier arrogance disappears when one no longer finds in oneself anything that would give reason to look down on others; instead, others now appear to one to be more perfect...