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Julian of Norwich Quotes

 

"Jesus feeds us with himself, and, with the most tender courtesy, does it by means of the Blessed Sacrament, the precious food of all true life"..

- Julian of Norwich

 

As small as a hazelnut
He showed me a little thing the size of a hazelnut, in the palm of my hand, and it was as round as a ball. I looked at it with my mind's eye and I thought,
 
'What can this be?'
 
And the answer came, 'It is all that is made'. I marvelled that it could last, for I thought it might have crumbled to nothing, it was so small.
 
And the answer came into my mind, 'It lasts and ever shall because God loves it'. And all things have being through the love of God.
 
 
 
From Revelations of Divine Love ~ Julian of Norwich
Sin is inevitable, but all shall be well, and all shall be well, and all manner of thing shall be well
 
— Revelations of Divine Love. Ch. 27

 
"Jesus feeds us with himself, and, with the most tender courtesy, does it by means of the Blessed Sacrament, the precious food of all true life"
 
 
From Revelations of Divine Love ~ Julian of Norwich
God wills that we be not carried overly low because of sorrows and temptations that befall us, for it has ever been this way before the coming of miracles
 
— Revelations of Divine Love. Ch. 37

God wills that we be not carried overly low because of sorrows and temptations that befall us, for it has ever been this way before the coming of miracles
 
From Revelations of Divine Love Chapter 37
And in this he brought to mind the character of the good giver: a glad giver pays little attention to what he she is giving, but her whole desire and her whole intention to what she is giving, but her whole desire and her whole intention is to please and comfort the one to whom she is giving it; if the recipient accepts the gift appreciatively and gratefully; then the courteous giver thinks nothing of all her expense and all her trouble because of the joy and delight that she feels at having pleased and comforted the one that she loves. This was revealed to me abundantly and in full
 
— Revelations of Divine Love Chapter 23

How God is to us everything that is good, tenderly enfolding us;
 
and everything that is made is as nothing, compared with almighty God;
 
and how a man has no rest until he counts himself and everything as nothing for the love of God
 
 
From Revelations of Divine Love Chapter 5

The fourth revelation.
 
How it is more pleasing to God to wash ourselves from sin in his blood rather than in water, for his blood is most previous
 
 
From Revelations of Divine Love Chapter 12