..."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)

Tuesday, April 05, 2011

Fenelon on Unloading Your Heart to God

Tell God all that is in your heart, as one unloads one's heart, its
pleasures and its pains, to a dear friend. Tell Him your troubles,
that He may comfort you; tell Him your joys, that He may sober
them; tell Him your longings, that He may purify them; tell Him
your dislikes, that He may help you conquer them; talk to Him of
your temptations, that He may shield you from them: show Him the
wounds of your heart, that He may heal them; lay bare your
indifference to good, your depraved tastes for evil, your
instability. Tell Him how self-love makes you unjust to others, how
vanity tempts you to be insincere, how pride disguises you to
yourself and others.
- Francois Fenelon

photo of Zoomer looking out the window on a very bright day! kind of like sitting in God's Presence.

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