Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (December 23, 2013): Purifying the Heart


“Lord, enclose me in the depths of your Heart. And, when you have me there, burn me, purify me, set me afire, raise me up to perfect satisfaction of your pleasure, unto the most complete annihilation of myself.” 

— Courtesy of Company of St. Ursula

About William Ockham

I am a father of two with eclectic interests in theology, philosophy and sports. I chose the pseudonym William Ockham in honor of his contributions to philosophy, specifically Occam's Razor, and its contributions to modern scientific theory. My blog (www.teilhard.com) explores Ignatian Spirituality and the intersection of faith, science and reason through the life and writings of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (pictured above).
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4 Responses to Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (December 23, 2013): Purifying the Heart

  1. claire46 says:

    Thank you so much, William. I cannot think of a better prayer.

  2. Lynda says:

    Thank you. That prayer expresses the desire of my heart.

  3. CSSF says:

    Reblogged this on Reflections on Scripture, etc and commented:
    Sometimes others have a way of filling in the gaps, Here is a re blog from Teilhard De Chardin

  4. Claire, Lynda and Sisters: Thank you for the kind words. It is very timely for me also.

    Merry Christmas!
    W. Ockham

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