"Shun too great a desire for knowledge, for in it there is much fretting and delusion. Intellectuals like to appear learned and to be called wise. Yet there are many things the knowledge of which does little or no good to the soul, and he who concerns himself about other things than those which lead to salvation is very unwise. "

Thomas á Kempis

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"It is well to choose some one good devotion, and to stick to it, and never to abandon it."

St Philip Neri

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"To do God's will -- this was the goal upon which the saints constantly fixed their gaze. They were fully persuaded that in this consists the entire perfection of the soul. "

St Alphonsus de Liguori

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Fr Jean-Pierre de Caussade, SJ   (1675 - 1751)

 

ABANDONMENT TO DIVINE PROVIDENCE (cont)

 

by Fr Jean-Pierre de Caussade, SJ

 
EDITED BY THE REV. J. RAMIÈRE, S.J.
INTRODUCTION BY DOM ARNOLD, O.S.B.

From the Tenth Complete French Edition
BY E. J. STRICKLAND

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The translation from the French of Father de Caussade's book on "Abandonment to Divine Providence" is to my knowledge well done, and is a faithful rendering of the original text.

ANSCAR VONIER, O.S.B., Abbot
DOM DUNSTAN, O.S.B.
3rd March, 1921
JOANNES Ep. Plym.
7th March, 1921


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