St. John of the Cross Quotes

10 of the best book quotes from St. John of the Cross
“In the twilight of life, God will not judge us on our earthly possessions and human success, but rather on how much we have loved.”
“In the inner stillness where meditation leads, the Spirit secretly anoints the soul and heals our deepest wounds.”
“God leads every soul by a separate path.”
“Never give up prayer, and should you find dryness and difficulty, persevere in it for this very reason. God often desires to see what love your soul has, and love is not tried by ease and satisfaction.”
“In sorrow and suffering, go straight to God with confidence, and you will be strengthened, enlightened and instructed.”
“Contemplation is nothing else but a secret, peaceful, and loving infusion of God, which, if admitted, will set the soul on fire with the Spirit of love.”
“In the dark night of the soul, bright flows the river of God.”
“If you do not learn to deny yourself, you can make no progress in perfection.”
“Seek in reading and you will find in meditation; knock in prayer and it will be opened to you in contemplation.”
“To love is to be transformed into what we love. To love God is therefore to be transformed into God.”
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