Praying

To pray means to gaze at you endlessly

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To pray means to gaze at you endlessly. How can the one who loves do otherwise than to be turned towards their loved one?
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I do not make any request for myself alone

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I do not make any request for myself alone. I do not say ‘my Father’ but ‘our Father. I do not say ‘my bread but ‘our bread’. I ask for nothing for myself alone, rather I am careful to ask for all people, for us all, children of Our Lord, loved by him, all of us, whom he has redeemed by his blood.
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Forgive us our debts

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Forgive us our debts. One cannot ask for forgiveness if one has not forgiven. Forgiveness like grace is something one does not ask for oneself alone, but for all people.
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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.

The best prayer

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Prayer is just conversation with God: listening to him; speaking with him; gazing upon him in silence. The best prayer is the one in which there is the most love. Adoration, wordless admiration, that is the most eloquent form of prayer: that wordless admiration which contains the most passionate declaration of love.
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Let us stay with Him

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Let us stay with Him in the humble house of Nazareth, working people who live by exercising a humble trade, poor and lowly people who live disregarded, obscure, hidden and prayerful in the solitude and seclusion, the silence, forgotteness and communion with God, that poverty helps us so much to obtain.
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