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St. Catherine of Siena
The Dialogue of Saint Catherine

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obedience

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1 2, 3| frequently happen, through obedience at the order of her director, 2 2, 4| injustices, and performed Your obedience, Eternal Father, which You 3 2, 6| he came to transgress My obedience imposed on him, and became 4 2, 7| therein, transgressed My obedience, and merited eternal death 5 2, 19| servitude, imposing on Himself obedience to do away the disobedience 6 3, 1| reason except (note well) for obedience or charity's sake. For no 7 3, 11| is declared, by it, the obedience of the Word, showing them 8 3, 11| showing them the perfection of obedience, which shines in my Truth, 9 3, 11| in my Truth, who for the obedience that I imposed upon Him, 10 3, 20| Cross, and accomplished the obedience which was imposed on Him 11 3, 32| Shepherd who, to fulfill Your obedience, laid down His life for 12 4 | A TREATISE OF OBEDIENCE ~ 13 4, 1| Here begins the treatise of obedience, and first of where obedience 14 4, 1| obedience, and first of where obedience may be found, and what it 15 4, 1| accompanies and nourishes obedience. ~ 16 4, 1| And if you ask Me where obedience is to be found, and what 17 4, 1| the Cross. What destroys obedience? Look at the first man and 18 4, 1| cause which destroyed the obedience imposed on him by Me, the 19 4, 1| him of the perfection of obedience, giving him instead disobedience, 20 4, 1| virtue. But observe that obedience may be kept in two ways, 21 4, 1| was unlocked by the key of obedience, which had been fastened 22 4, 1| his End, took the keys of obedience and placed them in the hands 23 4, 1| left you this sweet key of obedience; for as you know He left 24 4, 1| and whoever is outside His obedience is in a state of damnation, 25 4, 1| proceeds. What caused the great obedience of the Word? The love which 26 4, 1| enamored along the road of obedience, lit up with the light of 27 4, 1| which is the marrow of obedience, and a demonstrative sign, 28 4, 1| given her as a sister to obedience, and so closely united them 29 4, 1| humble in proportion to her obedience. This humility is the foster-mother 30 4, 1| she feeds the virtue of obedience. Her raiment given her by 31 4, 1| enamored, fulfilling the obedience imposed on Him by Me, His 32 4, 1| Wherefore in Him you will find obedience perfectly accomplished. 33 4, 1| companion virtue proceeding from obedience and humility, so I tell 34 4, 2| How obedience is the key with which Heaven 35 4, 2| and of the excellences of obedience. ~ 36 4, 2| that I have shown you where obedience is to be found, and whence 37 4, 2| disobedient together, and of obedience in general, which is the 38 4, 2| in general, which is the obedience of the precepts; and in 39 4, 2| your faith is founded upon obedience, for by it you prove your 40 4, 2| detraction of him. This obedience is of such excellence that 41 4, 2| and casting the key of obedience into the mud of impurity, 42 4, 2| come and taken this key of obedience in His hands and purified 43 4, 2| having spoiled the key of obedience, you do not think of mending 44 4, 2| will hasten, the key of obedience in your hand, to open the 45 4, 2| who take up this key of obedience, having seen by the light 46 4, 2| for patience was united to obedience, and their impatience proves 47 4, 2| their impatience proves that obedience does not dwell in their 48 4, 2| are not satisfied, because obedience has ordered him to desire 49 4, 2| has chosen as spouse Queen Obedience, the appointed key of heaven, 50 4, 2| peace and quiet. Oh! blessed obedience! you voyage without fatigue, 51 4, 2| as not to transgress the obedience of the Word, nor abandon 52 4, 3| Word repaired the key of obedience, but worldly men devoid 53 4, 3| horses, without the bit of obedience, go from bad to worse, from 54 4, 3| his finding of the key of obedience to the moment of his death, 55 4, 3| through which they abandoned obedience, and fell into disobedience. 56 4, 3| and Giver of this law of obedience. Observing this law in this 57 4, 3| virtue of which the key of obedience has lost its rust, so that, 58 4, 3| take, then, the key of obedience with the light of faith, 59 4, 3| darkness or cold, but observe obedience in the fire of love, so 60 4, 4| those who have such love for obedience that they do not remain 61 4, 4| content with the general obedience of precepts, but take on 62 4, 4| themselves a particular obedience. ~ 63 4, 4| amorous fire of love towards obedience burns so high (which fire 64 4, 4| of the Law with a general obedience as you are all obliged to 65 4, 4| themselves a particular obedience, following the greatest 66 4, 4| themselves under the yoke of obedience in holy religion, or, without 67 4, 4| chosen the most perfect obedience. I have already spoken to 68 4, 4| already spoken to you of obedience in general, and as I know 69 4, 4| particular and most perfect obedience, I will now relate to you 70 4, 4| you, these two kinds of obedience are so closely united together 71 4, 4| have told you where general obedience is to be found and whence 72 4, 4| to you of this particular obedience, not altering, however, 73 4, 5| from general to particular obedience; and of the excellence of 74 4, 5| submitted to the yoke of obedience, to the Commandments, following 75 4, 5| in this general kind of obedience will advance to the second 76 4, 5| perfectly observed general obedience. And even if she should 77 4, 5| herself in the virtue of obedience; indeed, most of those who 78 4, 5| persevere therein with true obedience. This ship is rich, so that 79 4, 5| possessions and to fail in obedience, their temporal substance 80 4, 5| wishes his sons to observe obedience and do their duty, and since 81 4, 5| it, with true and perfect obedience, although today it is badly 82 4, 5| where pride is, can be no obedience. I have already told you 83 4, 5| is in proportion to his obedience, and his obedience to his 84 4, 5| to his obedience, and his obedience to his humility, and similarly, 85 4, 5| transgresses the vow of obedience, it rarely happens that 86 4, 5| with the three ropes of obedience, continence, and true poverty; 87 4, 6| that places suitable for obedience have been found, namely, 88 4, 6| thus shown you the place of obedience and its perfection, I will 89 4, 6| will speak to you of the obedience and of the disobedience 90 4, 6| of perfect and particular obedience? With the light of holy 91 4, 6| spouse is true and prompt obedience, and the sister, patience; 92 4, 6| for without this nurse obedience would perish of hunger, 93 4, 6| would perish of hunger, for obedience soon dies in a soul deprived 94 4, 6| to seize the key of the obedience of his order, which will 95 4, 6| the great key of general obedience, which opens the door of 96 4, 6| come if they transgressed obedience, and the and of poverty 97 4, 6| for they fulfill their obedience with hatred of their order 98 4, 6| pass it, having no key of obedience wherewith to open it, for 99 4, 6| walk the narrow path of obedience to his superior. ~ 100 4, 6| not wish that his spouse, Obedience, given him with the light 101 4, 6| The love of obedience places in the house of his 102 4, 6| the lovers of his spouse, Obedience, who are the true and royal 103 4, 6| patience, disobedience of true obedience, infidelity of faith, presumption 104 4, 6| defile his spouse, holy obedience, he appointed hatred to 105 4, 6| all these enemies of true obedience, and having cut off the 106 4, 6| sadness. What makes war on obedience? Injuries? No, for the obedient 107 4, 6| patience being the sister of obedience. The weight of the observances 108 4, 6| observances of the order? No, for obedience causes him to fulfill them. 109 4, 6| them. Does the weight of obedience give him pain? No, for he 110 4, 6| company of his spouse, true obedience, for the only thing which 111 4, 6| with faith and the key of obedience he passes over this stormy 112 4, 6| he may best observe true obedience. ~ 113 4, 6| not wish to fulfill his obedience in his own way, or to choose 114 4, 6| the vows of poverty, true obedience, and continence, having 115 4, 6| pride, and bowed his head to obedience through humility. He does 116 4, 6| perseverance, the friends of obedience. Thus he passes by the assaults 117 4, 6| love, with true and holy obedience, who do not kick against 118 4, 7| own will, both in general obedience, and in the particular obedience 119 4, 7| obedience, and in the particular obedience of the religious life. And 120 4, 7| of sadness, or jars with obedience, remains obedient until 121 4, 8| has once taken the key of obedience of a religious order, living 122 4, 8| order. The order commands obedience, and he loves disobedience; 123 4, 8| commendation and exhortation of obedience. This wretched man is deluded 124 4, 8| affections, and because obedience seems wearisome to him he 125 4, 8| have to do, through the obedience imposed on him, do not please 126 4, 8| will was active against his obedience, and yet he is obliged to 127 4, 8| him know the road of true obedience, which is a road of truth 128 4, 8| of this tree, which are obedience, poverty, and continence, 129 4, 8| of the refectory, where obedience nourishes both body and 130 4, 8| the soul of the light of obedience, destroying peace, and giving 131 4, 8| the food of the merit of obedience, it gives him continual 132 4, 8| having rebelled against obedience and cast from you the key 133 4, 9| virtue; and of discretion in obedience, and of the works and reward 134 4, 9| labor in the vineyard of obedience in different ways, and every 135 4, 9| advanced but slowly. By love of obedience, then, does the soul receive 136 4, 9| Pacific. There are many whose obedience is so prompt, and has become, 137 4, 9| how pleasing his prompt obedience was to Me, My clemency gave 138 4, 9| obedient man. And as for the obedience of the earth, you remember 139 4, 9| abbot, and being ordered by obedience to plant it in the earth 140 4, 9| possibilities, he fulfilled his obedience in such virtue of faith 141 4, 9| brought forth the fruit of obedience, wherefore the fruit of 142 4, 9| holy fathers the fruit of obedience. You will also find that 143 4, 9| certain disciple, commanded by obedience, through his purity and 144 4, 9| rather than transgress My obedience, and, at My command were 145 4, 9| Maurus who had been sent by obedience to save a drowning disciple; 146 4, 9| abandoned for the sake of obedience. If you were lifted up in 147 4, 9| raised from the earth, and an obedience were imposed on you (speaking 148 4, 9| to arise, to fulfill the obedience imposed on you, though you 149 4, 9| for necessity, charity, or obedience. I say this in order that 150 4, 9| see how prompt I wish the obedience of My servants to be, and 151 4, 9| merit to him. If he eats, obedience is his food; if he sleeps, 152 4, 9| he sleeps, his dreams are obedience; if he walks, if he remains 153 4, 9| everything that he does is obedience; if he serve his neighbor, 154 4, 9| serve his neighbor, it is obedience that he serves. How is he 155 4, 9| refectory, or his cell? By obedience, with the light of the most 156 4, 9| superior. Reposing with obedience in the ship, allowing himself 157 4, 9| tranquillity of heart, because obedience and faith have taken all 158 4, 9| the food of this spouse obedience? She eats knowledge of self, 159 4, 9| I have for her, and the obedience imposed on Him by Me, His 160 4, 9| inebriated with the love and obedience of the Word, losing herself 161 4, 9| the light of faith in holy obedience. ~ 162 4, 10| end your desire concerning obedience. ~ 163 4, 10| speak of the perfection of obedience and the imperfection of 164 4, 10| of disobedience; and how obedience can be obtained and how 165 4, 10| spoken to you of particular obedience, and of the perfect and 166 4, 10| and of the peace given by obedience, and the war of disobedience, 167 4, 10| whole matter, that in the obedience of the only- begotten Word, 168 4, 10| who will take the key of obedience have contracted the infection 169 4, 11| truth and excellence of obedience, hearing and tasting it 170 4, 11| together with the key of obedience, I may unlock the door of 171 4, 11| mortal course with true obedience and the light of holy faith,


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