• “Prayer means lovingly contemplating the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit, allowing our hearts to be enkindled to praise and adore the love and omnipotence of the most blessed Trinity.” – Basilea Schlink

Joy and Strength 01/03

Let all those that seek Thee rejoice and be glad in Thee; let such as love Thy salvation say continually, The Lord be magnified.
Ps. xl. 16.

Then will I go unto the altar of God; unto God my exceeding joy.
Ps. xliii. 4.

We doubt the word that tells us : Ask,
And ye shall have your prayer;
We turn our thoughts as to a task.
With will constrained and rare.

And yet we have; these scanty prayers
Yield gold without alloy;
O God, but he who trusts and dares
Must have a boundless joy!
George Macdonald.

TELL them that, until religion cease to be a burden, it is nothing,— until prayer cease to be a weariness, it is nothing. However difficult and however imperfect, the spirit must still rejoice in it.
Edward Irving.

From a weary laborer, worn with slavish and ineffectual toil, I had become as a little child receiving from God the free gift of eternal life and of daily sustenance; and prayer, from a weary spiritual exercise, had become the simple asking from the Heavenly Father of daily bread, and thanking Him.
Elizabeth Rundle Charles

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