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That is absolutely amazing. I almost teared reading this and I'm an emotionally dry person on average. I hear stories of others who literally sit down and weep in front of Our Blessed Lord in the Tabernacle, or while receiving Holy Communion. It makes me wish I could be like that. My emotions are as dry as the Sahara Desert, I have never cried during Holy Mass.
Don't worry about the emotions. The meat of the matter is in the will.

St. John of the Cross said that the journey is like walking out into a dark night where the senses (emotions) are dry. However, the soul wills to trust and follow Him who is light.

Fraternally,

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Don't worry about the emotions. The meat of the matter is in the will.

St. John of the Cross said that the journey is like walking out into a dark night where the senses (emotions) are dry. However, the soul wills to trust and follow Him who is light.

Fraternally,

Br. JR, OSF
Thank you very much Br. JR.
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