Sanctity: Giving God His Job Back

Listen to this astounding quote on the definition of a saint:
“In fact, a saint is not one who carries out great feats based on the excellence of his human qualities, but one who allows Christ to penetrate their soul, to act through their person, He being the real protagonistof all their actions and desires, who inspires every initiative and sustains every silence. To let oneself be led by Christ in this way is possible only for one who has an intense life of prayer.“ Pope Benedict XV                                                                                                        St.Thérèse’s thoughts on prayer help clarify;  intense prayer does not mean OUR efforts are intense. No, it is God’s efforts in us that are intense. In fact, sometimes the most intense prayer times are when we are SLEEPING because then we do not get in the way while God works in us. read more>


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