Tag Archives: Lilias Trotter

Linkings

  The results need not end with our earthly days.  Should Jesus tarry, our works will follow us.  God may use, by reason of the wonderful solidarity of His Church, the things that He has wrought in us, for the … Continue reading

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Loving Acts of Kindness

What a difference of atmosphere when Sister Eva got into our train 1/2 way on our road!  For she is a medieval-saint, stepped out into a glorious light & freedom.              Diary 14 November 1908 (Between … Continue reading

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Nobody Knows the Trouble I’ve Seen

One could literally do nothing but pray at every available bit.  One might take up letters or accounts that seemed as if they were a “must be” – but one had to drop them within five minutes, almost invariably, and … Continue reading

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A Way of Seeing

               “Oh, how good it is that I have been sent here to such beauty!”                                 Diary I have … Continue reading

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Passion for Giving

“There lies before us a beautiful possible life – one that shall have a passion for giving that shall be poured forth to God – spent out for man. . .”   Parables of the Cross Giving.  Gifts – given … Continue reading

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Looking back. . . Looking forward. . .

“A bee comforted me very much this morning. . .   He was hovering among some blackberry sprays, just touching the flowers here and there in a very tentative way, yet all unconsciously, life-life-life was left behind at every touch, … Continue reading

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Limits to Loving?

“We may indeed thank our Heavenly Father that even our poor human love is inexhaustible, like the Norse drinking cup of old that none could empty, for its base was open and reached to the sea.  So the love we … Continue reading

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