These aren’t my sermons, anyway. I only speak at the Lord’s command. It’s only dread of Him that stops me keeping quiet.
-–St. Augustine , Sermon 82

I life would wish, and that I might waste it for you like taper-light.
Wm. Shakespeare

Communicating the certainty that God loves us is not an exercise in rhetoric, but a condition for the credibility of one’s priesthood. —Pope Francis, Misericordia et misera