"I will now allure her, and bring her into the wilderness, and speak tenderly to her." --Hosea 2:14

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Kindle the flame...

(Lady by the Fireplace by Gustav Klimt)

'The interior life is a secret hearth where a soul in contact wiht God is inflamed with His love, and precisely because it is inflamed and forged by love, it becomes a docile instrument which God can use to diffuse love into the hearts of others.  Therefore, it is very important to recall frequently this great principle: the interior life is the the soul of the apostolate.  A deep interior life will generate intense love and intimate union with God, and therefore, from it will spring a fruitful apostolate, a true sharing in Christ's work of saving souls..."
 (Taken in part from, Divine Intimacy by Father Gabriel of St. Mary Magdalen, O.C.D.)

Father, grant that Your flame of love consume my own heart, that others will see that You are loving them through me!

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