“Pray that I may love God more. It seems to me that if I can learn to love God more passionately, more constantly, without distractions, that absolutely nothing else can matter…. I receive Holy Communion every morning, so it ought to be all the easier for me to attain this object of my prayers. I got Faith, you know, by praying for it. I hope to get Love the same way.”
If you think, as I did, that these sound like the words of Saint Thérèse of the Little Flower, insert the phrase “except when I am in the trenches” where

Praise the Lord

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