Monday, February 11, 2013

A thought for Lent

"The Savior hangs before you with a pierced heart.
He has spilled His Heart's blood to win your heart.
If you want to follow Him in holy purity, 
your heart must be free of every earthly desire.
Jesus, the Crucified, is to be the only object of your longings,
your wishes, your thoughts...
He wants your life in order to give you his."

"Hail the Cross, our only Hope!"

-St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein) -August 9, 1942
Last written words before being sent to the gas chambers of Auschwitz 


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