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Saints and divines teach us that prayer is the elevation of the soul to God. If thy prayer by word of mouth serves this purpose, well and good. But even so: if my clothing serves me, all the same it is not my own self. Thus does all prayer of the mouth serve true prayer; but in itself and taken alone it is not true prayer. — Blessed John Tauler, quoted in The Soul Afire: Revelations of the Mystics edited by H. A. Reinhold. … [Read more...]

Quote for the Day

Do not think to found holiness upon doing; holiness must be founded upon being. Works do not make us holy. It is we who must make works holy. For no matter how holy works may be, they do not make us holy because we do them, but in so far as we within ourselves are as we should be, we make holy all that we do, whether it be eating, or sleeping, or working, or what it may. — Meister Eckhart, quoted in The Soul Afire: Revelations of the Mystics edited by H. A. Reinhold … [Read more...]


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