Multum in parvo: thoughts for every day in the year, selected from the writings of spiritually minded persons, by the author of 'Visiting my relations'.


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Página 74 - For she is. the brightness of the everlasting light, the unspotted mirror of the power of God, and the image of His goodness.
Página 68 - The One remains, the many change and pass : Heaven's light for ever shines, Earth's shadows fly ; Life, like a dome of many-coloured glass, Stains the white radiance of Eternity, Until Death tramples it to fragments.
Página 100 - The whole course of things goes to teach us faith. We need only obey. There is guidance for each of us, and by lowly listening we shall hear the right word.
Página 105 - In the darkest hour through which a human soul can pass, whatever else is doubtful, this at least is certain. If there be no God and no future state, yet, even then, it is better to be generous than selfish, better to be chaste than licentious, better to be true than false, better to be brave than to be a coward.
Página 100 - God screens us evermore from premature ideas. Our eyes are holden that we cannot see things that stare us in the face, until the hour arrives when the mind is ripened ; then we behold them, and the time when we saw them not is h'ke a dream.
Página 47 - The angel of righteousness, is mild and modest, and gentle, and quiet. When, therefore, he gets into thy heart, immediately he talks with thee of righteousness, of modesty, of chastity...
Página 9 - Now, this faculty — the soul — •has • " a naked intuition of eternal truth which is always the same, which never rises nor sets, but always stands still in its vertical, and fills the whole horizon of the soul with a mild and gentle light.
Página 71 - The happiness of your life depends upon the character of your thoughts ; therefore watch well over them, and entertain none that are contrary to purity and truth, so that if your soul were laid open there would appear nothing but what would bear the light, and call up no blush.
Página 65 - We cannot always be doing a great work, but we can always be doing something that belongs to our condition. To be silent, to suffer, to pray when we cannot act, is acceptable to God. A disappointment, a contradiction, a harsh word received and endured as in his presence, is worth more than a long prayer...
Página 106 - It is a law of our humanity, that man must know both good and evil; he must know good through evil. There never was a principle but what triumphed through much evil ; no man ever progressed to greatness and goodness but through great mistakes.

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