To have a voice with which to sing is not a thing to take for granted. How silent is the day without a song to cheer me! If no one hears me, still, my song is there; and when I sing while I'm walking on my favorite paths, the birds sing along.
"See, dearest daughter, in what an excellent state is the soul who receives, as she should, this Bread of Life, this Food of Angels. By receiving this Sacrament she dwells in Me and I in her, as the fish in the sea, and the sea in the fish--thus do I dwell in the soul, and the soul in Me--the Sea Pacific."