June 12 ~ Daily wisdom from the writings of St. Paul of the Cross

Don’t Cling to God’s Gifts

Prayer which leaves the soul with comfort and consolations is not deception when it produces great humility, self-knowledge, desire for virtue, love of God and the neighbor. However, it is necessary not to be attached to the gifts, but to be united to the giver, and to be equally content with having these gifts or not having them.

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