Saturday, October 9, 2010

An interior conversation

Artist: Domenico Ghirlandaio

As for meditation, I would like you to be a disciple of prayer, because without prayer there is no habitual union with God. You need a type of prayer which is suited to your temperament, your situation, your inner inclination, consequently, your heart. Speak simply and candidly to our Lord as with another self, as with your sister. Be a child who is full of love and surrendered to her good maker. Let it be an interior conversation with God more than a work of the mind. Then, a scattered, distracted meditation will come together, because it will express all the thoughts and needs of your heart.

-- Peter Julian Eymard


  1. PS I looked up Peter Julian Eymard and found that not only is he a Catholic saint, but he is also on Facebook, even though he died in 1868. This is the world we live in now, I guess.


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