Sunday, December 03, 2006

Live With Great Devotion

"In these days a person is thought to be great who stays out of trouble and who patiently accepts what he has undertaken! Ah, the indifference and negligence of the way things are today! Nowadays we quickly fall away from our first intense spiritual feelings, and out of weariness and indifference we soon grow tired of living! Oh, that the desire to grow in virtue may not sleep in you when you have often seen so many examples of such great devotion!" ~ Thomas à Kempis; The Imitation of Christ; pg. 47 (William C. Creasy, translator)

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