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ISBN10: 0548698317 | ISBN13: 9780548698310

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1873 edition. Excerpt: ... and as He wills. Instead, then, of being inclined to disbelieve, because the one He chose for the work appears a contemptible instrument, (I mean appears so in the eyes of worldlings, ) let us rather give thanks to Him because He is "wonderful in His saints," and because "He has hidden these things from the wise and prudent, and hath revealed them to the little ones." CHAPTER V. THE SUPERNATURAL GIFTS BESTOWED UPON ST. JULIANA. What we have hitherto related of the Blessed Juliana, may be termed the history of her hidden life, in which, being unknown to the world, she was occupied solely with the things of God, and practising all the virtues of the contemplative life with the greatest perfection. We have, however, seen above, that, in spite of her love of silence, solitude, and retreat, she could not altogether remain unknown. Now, as those who had already made her acquaintance were so edified by what they had observed in her, they everywhere spread the fume of her sanctity; and thus it was that she was obliged to hold communication with the exterior world. But, although compelled to converse with creatures, her heart was always with God, and so, with whomsoever she conversed, she sought not to please and natter them; but always studied so to speak and act that God might he glorified, and souls benefited. It is true she spoke but few words; however, few as they were, her hearers could not fail to discover the sacred lire which God had enkindled in her soul; when discoursing upon divine things especially, this sacred fire was so manifest and visible, that the hearts of her hearers became all inflamed with love of God. Almighty God bestowed upon her many supernatural graces, by which, in her intercourse with others, she was the better...

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