Category Archives: Quotes

Jesus Knew Who He Was

Jesus always seemed to know who he was. Throughout his life there was a developing awareness of his person and mission, but he always had a coherent sense of self. His habitual self-awareness and unwavering fidelity to his mission stand … Continue reading

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Love’s Final Foolishness

In the final foolishness of love, Jesus freely accepts death on the cross. It is the ultimate act of trust, the climax of a life lived in God. Jesus knows who he is. On the deepest level of his existence, … Continue reading

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What Only Love Can Do

Returning hate for hate multiplies hate, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars. Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. Hate multiplies hate, violence … Continue reading

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Light over the Barriers … A Prayer

My ego is like a fortress. I have built its walls stone by stone To hold out the invasion of the love of God. But I have stayed here long enough. There is light Over the barriers. O my God … Continue reading

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Reading this Book of Life

You speak, Lord, to all men in general through general events. Revolutions are simply the tides of your Providence, which stir up storms and tempests in people’s minds. You speak to men in particular through particular events, as they occur … Continue reading

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Never Intended to Possess

I am progressing along the path of life in my ordinary contentedly fallen and godless condition, absorbed in a merry meeting with my friends for the morrow or a bit of work that tickles my vanity today, a holiday or … Continue reading

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