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He Leads | by Robert Cowlishaw (Mertonian)
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He Leads

The path of this growth is through suffering: “Unless you suffer, you do not grow” (LW) “All misery, all exile that one bears willingly for the love of God is agreeable to Him and draws us close to the totality of His nature” (L.II.)27

--Hadewijch of Antwerp (13th Century), WOMEN MYSTICS IN Medieval Europe, Emilie Zum Brunn and Georgette Epiney-Burgard

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Taken on June 12, 2020