Purified love

August 2, 2015, Kampala: De Caussade's reading for this morning describes the process God has been taking me through these last ten years or so: "The soul ought to strip itself of all things created in order to arrive at the state of abandonment...this state of consolation is for those who have attained it; but …

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Word of life

On July 19, 2015, I recorded more quotes from the French Jesuit priest, Jean-Pierre de Caussade. His book Abandonment to Divine Providence totally rocked my world. Here he is writing about the word of life that sounds in the depths of each one of us: in our minds, hearts, and - though we are not used …

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Divine science

July 8, 2015, in Kampala, Uganda: De Caussade: "No one becomes learned in the science of God either by the reading of books, or by the inquisitive investigation of history. The science that is acquired by such means is vain and confused, producing much pride. That which instructs us is what happens from one moment …

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Living gospels

July 5, 2015: In my reading this morning, Jean-Pierre de Caussade waxed eloquent on the subject of divine speech-as-action: "Of life of Jesus! Comprehending and extending beyond all the centuries of time, life effecting new operations of grace at every moment... "How many Gospels would have to be written to record the history of all …

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