not of this world

Sunday, February 10, 2008

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But You caressed my head, though I knew it not, and closed my eyes that they should not see vanity; and I ceased from myself a little and found sleep from my madness. And from that sleep I awakened in You, and I saw You as infinite in a different way; but that sight was not with the eyes of flesh.

-Augustine, Confessions, Book VII, XIV

Thursday, February 7, 2008

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There is a great difference between burying a desire because of the soul’s desperation, and really driving it out with good health.

-St. Augustine
Soliloguies, Book I, 19

Tuesday, February 5, 2008

Lent

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Our Lord knows I am at His service. He can do with me just whatever He wishes.

-Mother Teresa

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