Quotes & Themes – Belonging to God / Love of God

Belonging to God / Love of God

Let us always belong to God, unreservedly and without interruption. May he ever live and reign in our hearts. (Letter to Madame de Chantal)

Let us all belong to God, my daughter, in the midst of so much busyness brought on by the diversity of worldly things. Where could we give better witness to our fidelity than in the midst of things going wrong? (Letter to Madame de Cornillon)

God wants you wholly and without reserve, and to the very utmost stripped and denuded of self. (Letters to Persons in Religion, V, 5)

Amongst all loves, God’s is so to be preferred that we must always stand pre-oared in mind to forsake them all for that alone. (Treatise on the Love of God, Book 10, Chapter 7)

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