It is no small matter to live in a monastery, or in a congregation, and to converse therein without reproof, and to persevere faithfully till death. Blessed is he who has there lived well, and made a happy end.
-Bk. I, ch. xvii.
I do not say: If it be hard to live at Carmel, it is sweet to die there, but--If it be sweet to live at Carmel, it is sweeter far to die there.
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Adapted from Just For Today(©1943 Burns & Oates)
Nihil Obstat: Reginaldus Phillips, S.T.L.,Censor deputatus
Imprimatur: Edwardus Myers, Vic. Cap.