Renunciation of Limited Goods for Joy in our Whole Being

René VoillaumeThe renunciation that Jesus asks of us is not a denial of the essential desires of our nature, but rather a temporary abstention from limited goods in order to better assure us the definitive possession of a much greater, supreme good. Renunciation consists, essentially, in taking delight in waiting for a greater joy, more complete in itself, proportioned not only to our spirit but also to our whole being.
René Voillaume (1905–2003)


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