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"Confessions of St. Augustine" Recommended by Richard Foster as one of the best of the "experiential classics in Christian literature."

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“You never go away from us, yet we have difficulty in returning to You. Come, Lord, stir us up and call us back. Kindle and seize us. Be our fire and our sweetness. Let us love. Let us run.” St. Augustine of Hippo, Confessions

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amen to that... so cool to think about! after all i try to do to get my mind around something that i can never understand, and am glad that i can't. cuz what good is a mystery once you figure out all the details? :))

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St augustine prayer card

Try as they may to savour the taste of eternity, their thoughts still twist and turn upon the ebb and flow of things in past and future time. But if only their minds could be seized and held steady, they would be still for a while and, for that short moment, they would glimpse the splendour of eternity which is for ever still.

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To Fall in Love - Saint Augustine

~St. Augustine. I have a very different view of this man after reading his Confessions.

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