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Daily Virtue Quote – Brother Lawrence

"I worshipped Him the oftenest that I could, keeping my mind in His holy Presence, and recalling it as often as I found it wandered from Him.  I found no small pain in this exercise, and yet I continued it, notwithstanding all the difficulties that occurred, without troubling or disquieting myself when my mind had [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – Brother Lawrence

"I renounced, for the love of Him, everything that was not He; and I began to live as if there was none but He and I in the world." Source: Brother Lawrence, The Practice of the Presence of God and The Spiritual Maxims

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Daily Virtue Quote – Brother Lawrence

"That the whole substance of religion was faith, hope and charity; by the practice of which we become united to the will of God: that all besides is indifferent, and to be used as a means that we may arrive at our end, and be swallowed up therein, by faith and charity.  That all things [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – Brother Lawrence

"That our sanctification did not depend upon changing our works, but in doing that for God’s sake, which we commonly do for our own. That it was lamentable to see how many people mistook the means for the end, addicting themselves to certain works, which they performed very imperfectly, by reason of their human of [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – Brother Lawrence

"That many do not advance in the Christian progress because they stick in penances, and particular exercises, while they neglect the love of God, which is the end. That this appeared plainly by their works, and was the reason why we see so little solid virtue." Source: Brother Lawrence, The Practice of the Presence [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – Brother Lawrence

"The trust we put in God, honors Him much, and draws down great graces." Source: Brother Lawrence, The Practice of the Presence of God and The Spiritual Maxims

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Daily Virtue Quote – Brother Lawrence

That all possible kinds of mortification, if they were void of the love of God, could not efface a single sin. Source: Brother Lawrence, The Practice of the Presence of God and The Spiritual Maxims

February 22nd, 2016|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – Brother Lawrence