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God never grants mystical wisdom without love.

— St. John of the Cross, Dark Night of the Soul

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About Carl McColman

Author of Befriending Silence, The Big Book of Christian Mysticism, Answering the Contemplative Call, and other books. Retreat leader. Speaker. Professed Lay Cistercian.

  • http://peters-rants.blogspot.com/ Peter

    God never grants mystical wisdom without love…

    because love provides the energy and the motivation to do what the wisdom guides us to. Wisdom that is “merely understood” but not put into practice becomes barren, unfruitful: “Faith without works is dead.”