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"Do not seek too eagerly to feel God's assistance.

Feeling is like the fragrance of our eternal homeland,

 perceived through the veil of faith.

To reward or encourage us, God allows from time to time

a foretaste of this happiness to reach us,

but it is only incidental and momentary.

By all means accept it and enjoy it when He sends it,

but make a willing sacrifice of it when

He withholds it".

A Monk

Carthusian monk, spiritual director

They Speak by Silences, page 31

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First Sunday of Advent

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