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Lyrics & Lessons of Love

LESSONS OF LOVE

  

(1)
Morning, noon, and night, the will of God is right.
Just obey, come what may.
That is the only way.

(2)
“Please help me, Lord Jesus,
to deny myself,
pick up my cross daily,
and follow You.”
(Luke 9:23)

(3)
Do your best and God will do the rest.

(4)
Do not play on the edge of the abyss—you may fall in.
Stay away from the occasions of sin,
as far as you can.

(5)
“Turn away from evil and do good;
seek peace and pursue it.”
(1 Peter 3:11)

(6)
“Forgive,
and you will be forgiven.”
(Luke 6:37)

(7)
“Give,
and it will be given to you.”
(Luke 6:38)

(8)
Love God
completely and freely,
and your neighbor
wisely and sincerely.

(9)
Let God be God.

(10)
Let your day unfold
one step at a time,
and your life
one day at a time.

(11)
Not too early, not too late; Not too fast, not too slow;
Not too high, not too low; Not too much, not too little,
but conform yourself to God’s will as perfectly
as you possibly can
in everything.

(12)
Seek nothing but the will of God.
Hope in nothing but the will of God.
Love nothing but the will of God.
The will of God is God and His will.

(13)
Seek to please God
in all things
and above all things.

(14)
Mortification and Recollection
are the proper preparation
for Divine Contemplation.

(15)
Eat light and eat right.

(16)
Simplicity is the path to peace,
for the more your soul only desires God,
to praise and thank Him
with grateful love,
the more united to God
will you be,
and with all those who
desire the same.

(17)
The heart speaks, the mind listens.

(18)
Serve God in silence.

(19)
Pray during the day and night,
and remember the practice of
spiritual reading,
though it be short and sweet.

(20)
Go to God in direct simplicity
with humility and grace,
while availing yourself
of every help
to salvation.

(21)
Remember—humility, humility, humility.

(22)
Love the cross and embrace it,
accept the cross and choose it,
not in or for itself,
but as a means to an end—
union with God
and death to the “old man.”

(23)
Humility and Charity,
Truth and Love,
are the two wings of the Dove
that lift us up above
the world of sin we live in.

(24)
Trust in God, 
let go of everything,
and abandon yourself
to the will of God
in everything.

(25)
Feelings can lie.
Even though it feels good,
it may not be good.
Even though it feels bad,
it may not be bad.
Therefore,
Follow in faith your spiritual instinct,
and go by what you know
in the Holy Spirit
according to the wisdom
of the saints.

(26)
“We look not to what is visible,
but to what is invisible;
for visible things are temporary,
but invisible (spiritual) things are eternal.”
(2 Cor. 4:18)

(27)
“Without God,
everything is nothing.
With God,
nothing is everything.”
(J. P. de Caussade)

(28)
Let go of everything
and everyone.
“You, O Lord,
and You alone.”

(29)
Holy Detachment and
Union with God,
together, comprise
the secret of love.

(30)
Self-oblivious in emptiness
is the fullness of grace,
true freedom
and peace.

 

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