Quotes by Charles de Foucauld

 

 

It is impossible for me to understand

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It is impossible for me to understand how anyone can love Jesus, and not desire to pattern their whole life on his.

Truly believe

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Truly believe, with the faith which knows that nothing is impossible, which makes words like worry, danger or fear, lose all meaning.

How closely you were keeping me

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O my God, how closely you were keeping me under your wings when I did not even believe you existed!

To pray is to think about Jesus

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To pray is to think about Jesus and love him. The more we love the better we pray.

The Eucharist means God in us

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The Eucharist means God in us, God with us, God increasingly giving himself to us.

Let us be persons of desire and of prayer

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Let us be persons of desire and of prayer. Let us never believe anything to be impossible: God can do all.

Let us be afraid of one thing only

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Let us be afraid of one thing only, not to love Jesus enough.

Master of the Impossible

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The weakness of human means is a source of strength. Jesus is the Master of the Impossible.

They will take for their rule

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They will take for their rule to ask themselves in everything, what JESUS would think or say or do at their place, and then do it.