From the Prologue of the Rule of Benedict:
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. . . The labor of obedience will bring you back to him from whom you had drifted through the sloth of disobedience.
Psalm 27:10 is a comforting verse regarding God’s commitment to his children: “For my father and my mother have forsaken me, but the LORD will take me up.” David had just prayed in the previous verse, “Do not abandon nor forsake me, O God of my salvation.” He uses the same Hebrew word for “forsaken” here in :10. 254 more words