" I like a principle stated by Saint Ignatius of Loyola: "The other things on the face of the earth are created for the human beings, to help them in the pursuit of the end for which they are created [the praise, reverence and service of God]. … We ought to use things to the extent they help us toward that end.""...

""Our life, our sweetness and our hope. To thee do we cry, to thee do we send up our sighs, mourning and weeping in this valley of tears. Turn then, Most Gracious Advocate thine eyes of Mercy towards us and after this our exile, show unto us the fruit of Thy Womb, Jesus.”"...

"The image of fire is a reference to the purifying actions of Jesus, whereby he is helping his followers to distinguish between dross and the real thing. He refers to division, basically stating that he will be resolute in the face of opposition, setting his sights for Jerusalem and what awaits him."...

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