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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (October 27, 2014): Human Work in the Glory of God

  “One by one, through human effort aided by God, souls are distilled, precious drops, — and the nectar which comes at the end has not the same savour as that which flowed first. Each has its own exquisite value. … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (October 6, 2014): Overcoming Suffering

“By no means the least disturbing aspect of the problem of evil, is this powerlessness of the world to develop successfully, I won’t say the best, but at any rate a good part of itself. . . When you’re confronted with this mystery, it’s … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (September 1, 2014): Religion and Spirituality

“I was having a comfortable glass of beer with a lieutenant who is a friend of mine, and observing with curiosity the Spanish mission who were loading one another with congratulations around their cups of tea. Our conversation gradually turned … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (August 25, 2014): At the Heart of Matter

“Talking with you has revived and given a new start to many ideas and impressions in my mind. As the best way of depicting the beauty of our Lord at the heart of things — as I see him in … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (August 18, 2014): Trust in God’s Plan For You

“[I]f people try to be ‘pioneers’ not out of personal pride and ambition but from love of the Church and of truth, and with absolute trust in God and acceptance of His will before all else, can God allow them … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (August 11, 2014): Creation and Evolution

“I’ve at least drawn up a plan of moral studies (interpretation and justification, from the point of view of natural evolution — replenished by the light of faith — of morality, chastity and charity). . . . To grow and to … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (August 4, 2014): Trusting God

“Don’t worry about whether your life is worthwhile, about its anomalies, its disappointments, its somewhat obscure and sombre future. You are doing what God wills. In the midst of your anxieties and dissatisfactions you are offering Him the sacrifice of … Continue reading

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