I think it’s fair to say that I have no small interest in the history of Catholic spirituality, primarily in the West but also in the East. 494 more words
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Dear souls that seek to walk in security and comfort in spiritual things: If you knew just how necessary it is to suffer and to endure in order to reach such a lofty state of security and consolation… then you would in no way seek consolation, either from God or from creatures, but would rather bear the cross and, having embraced it, would desire to drink pure vinegar and gall, and would count this a great happiness.
Saint John of the Cross