..."and a highway shall be there, and it shall be called the way of holiness; evil minded people shall not travel on it, but it shall be for those wayfarers who are traveling toward God. (Isaiah 35:8, adapted)

Friday, July 24, 2009

The Mysteries of the Abandoned Life

"It is the nature of abandonment always
to lead a mysterious life, and to receive
great and miraculous gifts from God by
means of the most ordinary things, things
that may be natural, accidental, or
that seem to happen by chance, and in which
there seems no other agency than the ordinary
course of the ways of the world, or of the
(Jean-Pierre de Caussade, "Abandonment to Divine

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