Saturday, November 20, 2021

Augustine: cramped quarters

Saturday, November 20, 2021
    Feast of Edmund of the East Angles, Martyr, 870
    Commemoration of Priscilla Lydia Sellon, a Restorer of the Religious Life in the Church of England, 1876
    Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me.
    —Revelation 3:20 (KJV)
    Narrow is the mansion of my soul; enlarge Thou it, that Thou mayest enter in.
    ... St. Augustine of Hippo (354-430), Confessions [397], Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 1886, I.v., p. 5 (see the book)
    See also Rev. 3:20; Ps. 19:12-13; 32:5; 101:2; 116:10; 130:3; Rom. 11:32; Col. 1:19-20
Quiet time reflection:
    Lord, my heart is open to You.
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