Hearing the Gospel

Near the end of his life

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Near the end of his life, Brother Charles said: I think that there is no passage of the Gospel that has made a deeper impression on me or changed my life more than this one: "Whatever you do to one of these little ones, you do it to me." If we think of it, that these are the words of Uncreated Truth, words from the mouth that said, "This is my body... this is my blood..." then how forcefully we are impelled to seek Jesus and love him in the "little ones".
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We should read the Gospel with love

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We should read the Gospel with love, as though we were sitting at the feet of Jesus, at the feet of the Beloved, listening to him speak to us.
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Read and re-read ceaselessly the Holy Gospel

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Read and re-read ceaselessly the Holy Gospel... so as to always have before one's mind the actions, words and thoughts of Jesus, in order to think, speak and act like Jesus, to follow the examples and teachings of Jesus, not the examples and ways of behaving of the world. We fall into this latter so quickly, as soon as we take our eyes off the Divine Model.
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Spread the holy gospel

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You ask me whether I am ready to go anywhere else than Beni-Abbés to spread the holy gospel? To do that I am ready to go to the end of the world and to live until the last judgement.
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