john of the cross : Praying with john of the cross

The Father spoke one Word, which was His Son, and this Word He always speaks in eternal silence, and in silence must It be heard by the soul. (Maxims and counsels, 21)

One thought alone of man is worth more than the entire world, hece God alone is worthy of it. (Sayings of light and love, 32)

A soul enkindled with love is a gentle, meek, humble, and patient soul. (Sayings of light and love, 26)

At the evening of life, you will be examined in love.  Learn to love as God desires to be loved and abandon your  own ways of acting. (Sayings of light and love, 57)

Enter within yourself and work in the presence of your Spouse, Who is ever present loving you. (Maxims and counsels, 11)

                What we need most in order to make progress is to be silent before this great God with our appetites and our tongue, for the language He best hears is silent love. (Maxims and counsels, 53)