Do not think that my spiritual life is strewn with roses – that is the flower which I hardly ever find on my way. Quite the contrary, I have more often as my companion “darkness.” And when the night becomes very thick – and it seems to me as if I will end up in hell – then I simply offer myself to Jesus. If He wants me to go there – I am ready – but only under the condition that it really makes Him happy. ~ Mother Teresa

Dark Nights

2 responses to Dark Nights

  1. 

    Shon… great quote. It’s amazing we look at people who look (and are) very godly and live holy lives of compassion…. but we forget or are surprised at the intense spiritual battle going on in their soul…. wrestling with the darkness.

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