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Things Held Me Far From You..

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'Too late have I loved You,
O beauty so ancient
and so new!  Too late
have I loved You.
And behold,
You were within me
and I was away
outside, and there
I searched for you,
deformed,
plunging,
absorbed in
those beautiful things
You had made....' (continue)

(St. Augustine)

Hungry for Hope

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"Hope, O my soul, hope. You know neither the day nor the hour. Watch carefully, for everything passes quickly, even though your impatience makes doubtful what is certain, and turns a very short time into a long one. Dream that the more you struggle, the more you prove the love that you bear your God, and the more you will rejoice one day with your Beloved, in a happiness and rapture that can never end." −St. Teresa of Avila [Excl.15:3*]HOPE is the theological virtue by which we desire the kingdomof heaven and eternal life as our happiness, placing our trust in Christ's promises and relying not on our own strength, but on the help of thegrace of the Holy Spirit. [per Catechism of the Catholic Church,1817*] HUNGRY for HOPE Let Us Pray... Click HERE to Read More