March 16 ~ Daily wisdom from the writings of St. Paul of the Cross

Seeing Sufferings in Faith

Oh, a thousand times fortunate is the soul, if, espoused to God’s Will, she cherishes this Spouse in naked suffering within and without. By contemplating the greatest bitterness, tempests, afflictions of spirit and body with the eye of faith, they are no longer bitter, but very sweet and delightful, like joys springing from holy love.

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