Selected Quotes Quote/Reminders from Alphosus


Selected Quotes Quote/Reminders from Alphosus di Liguori

from "Uniformity with God's Will"

--The man who follows his own will independently of God's, is guilty of a kind of idolatry. Instead of adoring God's will, he, in a certain sense, adores his own.

--It would be the greatest delight of the seraphs to pile up sand on the seashore or to pull weeds in a garden for all eternity, if they found out such was God's will.

--A single act of uniformity with the divine will suffices to make a saint. Behold while Saul was persecuting the church, God enlightened him and converted him.

--beause he who gives his will to God, gives him everything. He who gives his goods in alms, his blood in scourgings, his food in fasting, gives God what he has. But he who gives God his will, gives himself, gives everything he is.

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