"Try to turn your heart from the love of things visible and bring yourself to things invisible. For they who follow their own evil passions stain their consciences and lose the grace of God. "

Thomas á Kempis

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"Obedience is the true holocaust which we sacrifice to God on the altar of our hearts."

St Philip Neri

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"When the devil has failed in making a man fall, he puts forward all his energies to create distrust between the penitent and the confessor, and so by little and little he gains his end at last."

St Philip Neri

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Blessed John of Rusybroeck   (1293-1381)

 

THE ADORNMENT OF THE SPIRITUAL MARRIAGE (cont)

 

by Blessed John of Rusybroeck

   
 

THE ADORNMENT OF THE SPIRITUAL MARRIAGE
THE SPARKLING STONE
THE BOOK OF SUPREME TRUTH




TRANSLATED FROM THE FLEMISH BY


C. A. WYNSCHENK DOM




EDITED
WITH AN INTRODUCTION AND NOTES BY
EVELYN UNDERHILL

BV5080 J33



"In tantum Deus cognoscitur, in quantum amatur"