Quotemeal: Apr. 9th, 2019

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

"However high be your endeavors, unless you renounce and subjugate your own will — unless you forget yourself and all that pertains to yourself — not one step will you advance on the road to perfection."
— John of the Cross

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Illustration

Illustration of John of the Cross — "However high be your endeavors, unless you renounce and subjugate your own will — unless you forget yourself and all that pertains to yourself — not one step will you advance on the road to perfection."

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Quotemeal is a daily dose of Christian quotes to inspire and encourage.