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"Prayer is the wing wherewith the soul flies to heaven, and meditation the eye wherewith we see God."

by Ambrose of Milan

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"Perhaps you say, Why are the wicked joyous? Why do they live in luxury? Why do they not toil with me? It is because they who have not put down their names to strive for the crown are not bound to undergo the labors of the contest. They who have not gone down into the race-course do not annoint themselves with oil nor get covered with dust. For those whom glory awaits trouble is at hand. The perfumed spectators are wont to look on, not to join in the struggle, nor to endure the sun, the heat, the dust, and the showers ..."

by Saint Ambrose of Milan

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