Friday, August 20, 2021

Finding rest, providing rest...

 Find rest, O my soul, in God alone; my hope comes from him.  
... Trust in him at all times, O People; 
pour out your hearts to him, for God is our refuge. 
 Psalm 62:5,8 


"We find rest in those we love,
and we provide resting place
for those who love us."

St Bernard of Clairvaux
Clairvaux - the "Valley of Light" 
 France ~ 1090 -1153
Cistercian Abbot
Founded 40+ monasteries in lifetime
Eloquent preacher
Mellifluous ("full of honey") Doctor of the Church
Feast Day – August 20

Photo image above:  St Paul Catholic Church - Madison, Wisconsin ~ USA 

"The reason for loving God is God Himself. ...
The measure is to love Him beyond measure."St Bernard 

Some of St. Bernard's writings can be downloaded here.

St Bernard of Clairvaux, pray for us!

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