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If love is what you wish to have

If love is what you wish to have

 

If you search inside you and cannot find love, but love is what you wish to have, then start doing good works even if it is without love; and our Lord, seeing your good will and honoring your hard work, will plant this virtue inside you.

 

Saint Ambrose of Optina

Translated by Anna Pipinos

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If love is what you wish to have