I know that Jesus could not wish useless suffering for us, and He would not inspire me with the desires I feel, were He not willing to fulfill them.
— St. Therese of Lisieux
Unveil my eyes to see your face
That I might recognise your grace
— Salt of the Sound (Unveil My Eyes)
The spiritual life is something that people worry about when they are so busy with something else they think they ought to be spiritual. Spiritual life is guilt.
— Thomas Merton
For every complex problem there is an answer that is clear, simple, and wrong.
— H. L. Mencken
The ultimate temptations in life are not those things that push us to do things that we aren't supposed to do. But, to be persons that we were not made to be.
— Brendan Coffey OSB