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Surrendering to God leads to better action
On the last page of her notebook, one can read this note from St. Therese of the Child Jesus: "Is it not from prayer that Saints Paul, Augustine, John of the Cross, Thomas Aquinas, Francis, Dominic, and so many other illustrious friends of God, have drawn this divine knowledge that delights the greatest geniuses? The Almighty has given Himself and Him alone as a point of support. For leverage: the prayer that ignites with love, and that is how they saved the world.” Contemplative prayer reminds us that everything is in God's hands. Wisdom of the heart means knowing that He wants to do nothing without us, and that we can do nothing without Him. It means entrusting to Him our commitments, knowing that they will be fruitful in one way or another. This is the source of our inner peace.

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