"In order to grow in grace, we must be much alone with God. It is not in society, that the soul grows most vigorously. In one single quiet hour of prayer, it will often make more progress than in days of company with others. It is in the desert that the dew falls freshest and the air its purest."

"I looked for the church—and I found it in the world!
I looked for the world—and I found it in the Church!"

"Be much alone with God, and take time to get thoroughly acquainted with Him. Converse over everything with Him. Unburden yourself wholly—every thought, feeling, wish, plan, doubt—to Him. He wants not merely to be on good terms with you—but to be intimate."

"Ask God for anything--but let Him judge as to the manner, measure, and timing of the giving. "Yet not my will, but Yours be done." Luke 22:42

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