Thomas à Kempis outlines some dangers of substitute learning for genuine devotion.
Do not run or fly away in order to become free. Rather, go deeply into the narrow space given you. There you will find God and all things. Gustave Thibon, quoted in Gallagher's The Examen Prayer
When you know you are loved by God, you can live your life with nothing to hide, nothing to prove, and nothing to lose. Steve Norman, The Preacher as Sermon
The shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases. Carl Jung
If you want your child, spouse, client, or boss to shape up, stay connected with them while changing yourself rather than trying to fix them. Ed Friedman, A Failure of Nerve
Love is not affectionate feeling, but a steady wish for the loved person's ultimate good as far as it can be obtained. C.S. Lewis, God in the Dock
My favourite books from 2020.