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Monday, 14 December 2015

John of the Cross - a master of the mystical tradition

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To-day is the Day of Remembrance of John of the Cross - the writer of the mystical classics, The Dark Night of the Soul and The Living Flame of Love and more.

For those who would wish to read the works of John of the Cross, please be introduced to a marvellous website for reading - for free - the riches of the Christian tradition, the Christian Classics Ethereal Library.  This site is a storehouse of great treasures available to all.  For the works of John of the Cross, please go here.
A quote for to-day from The Living Flame of Love:

... He loves thee with liberality, without self-interest, only to do thee good, showing joyfully His countenance full of grace, and saying: 

I am thine and for thee, and it is my pleasure to be what I am, that I may give Myself to thee and be thine.  

Who then  shall describe thy feeling, of blessed soul, when thus beloved, and so highly honoured?