Wisdom from “The Imitation of Christ”

by Thomas à Kempis, published by Vintage Spiritual Classics:

“…the union he desires with God is sacramentally achieved on earth whenever he partakes of Christ’s gift of His Body and Blood in the Eucharist.” — Introduction, page xxxvii

“No one undergoes a stronger struggle than the man who tries to subdue himself.” — Book 1, Chapter 3, page 6