Hours before the altar; or, Meditations on the holy eucharist, tr. by a religious of the Order of the visitation

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Page 60 - Are not two sparrows sold for a farthing ? And one of them shall not fall to the ground without your Father. But the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear ye not therefore ; ye are of more value than many sparrows.
Page 83 - Our soul is escaped as a bird out of the snare of the fowlers : The snare is broken, and we are escaped.
Page 59 - If anyone loves Me, he will keep My word; and My Father will love him, and We will come to him and make Our abode with him.
Page 194 - When I remember these things, I pour out my soul in me: for I had gone with the multitude, I went with them to the house of God, with the voice of joy and praise, with a multitude that kept holyday.
Page 108 - O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, thou that killest the prophets, and stonest them that are sent unto thee; how often would I have gathered thy children together, even as a hen gathereth her chickens under her wings ! and ye would not...
Page 141 - But the father said to his servants, Bring forth the best robe, and put it on him; and put a ring on his hand, and shoes on his feet: and bring hither the fatted calf, and kill it; and let us eat, and be merry: for this my son was dead, and is alive again; he was lost, and is found.
Page 96 - Jesus answered, and said to her : If thou didst know the gift of God, and who it is that saith to thee, Give Me to drink ; thou, perhaps, wouldst have asked of Him, and He would have given thee living water.
Page 184 - As the hart panteth after the fountains of waters . so my soul panteth after thee, O God. My 'soul hath thirsted after the strong living God ; when shall I come and appear before the face of God...
Page 109 - If thou also hadst known, and that in this thy day, the things that are to thy peace ; but now they are hidden from thy eyes. For the days shall come upon thee; and thy enemies shall cast a trench about thee, and compass thee round, and straiten thee on every side, and beat thee flat to the ground, and thy children who are in thee ; and they shall not leave in thee a stone upon a stone ; because thou hast not known the time of thy visitation.
Page 141 - But while he was yet afar off his father saw him and was moved with compassion and ran and fell on his neck and kissed him.

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