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Evelyn Underhill

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On every level of life, from housework to heights of prayer, in all judgment and efforts to get things done, hurry and impatience are sure marks of the amateur.

— Evelyn Underhill

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Mysticism is the art of union with Reality.

— Evelyn Underhill

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For a lack of attention a thousand forms of loveliness elude us everyday

— Evelyn Underhill


The business and method of mysticism is love.

— Evelyn Underhill

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Adoration is caring for God above all else.

— Evelyn Underhill

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All things are perceived in the light of charity, and hence under the aspect of beauty; for beauty is simply reality seen with the eyes of love.

— Evelyn Underhill

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Never forget that the key to the situation lies in the will and not in the imagination.

— Evelyn Underhill

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Try to arrange things so that you can have a reasonable bit of quiet every day.

— Evelyn Underhill

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God is always coming to you in the Sacrament of the Present Moment. Meet and receive Him there with gratitude in that sacrament.

— Evelyn Underhill

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After all it is those who have a deep and real inner life who are best able to deal with the irritating details of outer life.

— Evelyn Underhill

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Her first novel received critical acclaim but her last was generally derided. Principles of Corporate Worship 6. And it throws forth brilliant and fiery sparks which stir and enkindle heart and senses will and desire and all the powers of the soul with a fire of love; a storm a rage a measureless fury of love.

Evelyn Underhill (6 December 1875 – 15 June 1941) was an English Anglo-Catholic writer and pacifist known for her numerous works on religion and spiritual practice in particular Christian mysticism. In the English-speaking world Evelyn Underhill was one of the most widely read writers on such matters in the first half of the twentieth century.

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