Today St. Edith Stein shares with a close friend that Edith realized religious life isn't a matter of naval-gazing but rather an imperative "to carry the divine life" into the world. And the "the deeper one is drawn into God", the greater is this mandate.
Quote of the day, 5 June: St. John of the Cross
"The soul must practice the following instructions if it wishes to attain in a short time holy recollection and spiritual silence, nakedness, and poverty of spirit, where one enjoys the peaceful comfort of the Holy Spirit," writes St John of the Cross in the introduction to The Precautions.
Quote of the day, 7 January: Brother Lawrence
A soul depends on grace in proportion to its desire for greater perfection. God's help is necessary at every moment because, without it, the soul can do nothing.
Quote of the day, 30 November: St. Thérèse of Lisieux
I have the vocation to be an Apostle... I would like to travel all over the world to preach your name and plant your glorious Cross on the soil of the unbelievers
Quote of the day: 1 November
This indwelling of God in the soul of the just explains to us the extraordinary deeds in the lives of the saints
No Caesar is God — Silvio José Báez, O.C.D.
No Caesar of this world can demand that which belongs to God.
Quote of the day: 19 July
The good spirit is born only of the Spirit of God
Quote of the day: 10 May
Keep aspiring to that peace which awaits us in the arms of God
Strength to serve — Silvio José Báez, O.C.D.
Without the Eucharist we’d have nothing to say to the world
Quote of the day: 14 September
More than ever the cross is a sign of contradiction
Quote of the day: 27 August
The mother must keep pure the atmosphere in which the child is living
Pentecost Novena: Edith Stein — Day 5
The kingdom of light from the kingdom of night
As clay is in the potter's hand, so you are in mine, House of Israel... beyond the historizal hazards and human will stands God
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