Saturday, April 29, 2006
"Eternal Trinity, Godhead, mystery deep as the sea, you could give me no greater gift than the gift of yourself. For you are a fire ever burning and never consumed, which itself consumes all the selfish love that fills my being. Yes, you are a fire that takes away the coldness, illuminates the mind with its light, and causes me to know your truth. And I know that you are beauty and wisdom itself. The food of angels, you gave yourself to man in the fire of your love."
~~ St. Catherine of Siena, doctor of the Church (and 23rd of 25 children in her family)
(The image above is a detail from a painting by Domenico di Pace Beccafumi, c. 1515.)
Posted by Karen Edmisten at 7:58 PM