Quote for the Day

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

If my eye is to receive an image, it must be free from all other images; for if it already has so much as one, it cannot see another, nor can the ear hear a sound if it be occupied with one already. Any power of receiving must first be empty before it can receive anything. —John Tauler, as quoted in The Soul Afire: Revelations of the Mystics … [Read more...]


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