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We are in God and God whom we do not see is in us.
Julian of Norwich (Revelations of Divine Love: Chapter 54, c. 1395))
My own sin will not hinder the working of God's goodness.
Julian of Norwich (Meditations with Julian of Norwich)
All thing that is done, it is well done: for our Lord God doeth all.
Julian of Norwich (Revelations of Divine Love: Chapter 11, c. 1395)
In this oneness standeth the life of all mankind that shall be saved.
Julian of Norwich (Revelations of Divine Love: Chapter 9, c. 1395)
I saw that two contrary things should never be together in one place.
Julian of Norwich (Revelations of Divine Love: Chapter 72, c. 1395)
God willeth to be seen and to be sought: to be abided and to be trusted.
Julian of Norwich (Revelations of Divine Love: Chapter 10, c. 1395)
God is never out of the soul: in which He dwelleth blissfully without end.
Julian of Norwich (Revelations of Divine Love: Chapter 55, c. 1395)
I am that which is highest, I am that which is lowest, I am that which is ALL.
Julian of Norwich (Revelations of Divine Love: Chapter 72, c. 1395)
We are kept all as securely in Love in woe as in weal, by the Goodness of God.
Julian of Norwich (Revelations of Divine Love: Chapter 1, c. 1395)
We may never come to full knowing of God till we know first clearly our own Soul.
Julian of Norwich (Revelations of Divine Love: Chapter 56, c. 1395)
The Enemy is overcome by the blessed Passion and Death of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Julian of Norwich (Revelations of Divine Love: Chapter 13, c. 1395)
The fruit and the purpose of prayer is to be oned with and like God in all things.
Julian of Norwich (Meditations with Julian of Norwich)

Julian of Norwich Quote: He that made all things for love, by the same love keepeth them...
He that made all things for love, by the same love keepeth them, and shall keep them without end.
Julian of Norwich (Revelations of Divine Love: Chapter 8, c. 1395)
Sin is necessary, but all will be well, and all will be well, and every kind of thing will be well.
Julian of Norwich (Revelations of Divine Love: Chapter 27, c. 1395)
He dwelleth here with us, and ruleth us and governeth us in this living, and bringeth us to His bliss.
Julian of Norwich (Revelations of Divine Love: Chapter 80, c. 1395)
It pleaseth Him that we seek Him and worship through means, understanding that He is the Goodness of all.
Julian of Norwich (Revelations of Divine Love: Chapter 6, c. 1395)
What could make me love my fellow Christian better than to see that God loves us all as we were all one soul?
Julian of Norwich (Meditations with Julian of Norwich)
For our soul is so preciously loved of him that is highest, that it over-passeth the knowing of all creatures.
Julian of Norwich (Sixteen Revelations of Divine Love)
He said not 'Thou shalt not be tempested, thou shalt not be travailed, thou shalt not be dis-eased'; but he said, 'Thou shalt not be overcome.
Julian of Norwich (Revelations of Divine Love, c. 1395)
He is the Ground, He is the Substance, He is the Teaching, He is the Teacher, He is the End, He is the Meed for which every kind soul travaileth.
Julian of Norwich (Revelations of Divine Love: Chapter 34, c. 1395)
The fullness of joy is to behold God in everything. God is the ground, the substance, the teaching, the teacher, the purpose, and the reward for which every soul labors.
Julian of Norwich (Meditations with Julian of Norwich)
God is nearer to us than our own Soul: for He is Ground in whom our Soul standeth, and He is Mean that keepeth the Substance and the Sense-nature together so that they shall never dispart.
Julian of Norwich (Revelations of Divine Love: Chapter 56, c. 1395)
I was answered in spiritual understanding, and it was said: What, do you wish to know your Lord’s meaning in this thing? Know it well, love was his meaning. Who reveals it to you? Love. What did he reveal you? Love. Why does he reveal it to you? For Love…. So I was taught that love is our Lord’s meaning.
Julian of Norwich (Revelations of Divine Love: Chapter 86, c. 1395)
I saw that our nature is in God whole: in which He maketh diversities flowing out of Him to work His will: whom Nature keepeth, and Mercy and Grace restoreth and fulfilleth. And of these none shall perish: for our nature that is the higher part is knit to God, in the making; and God is knit to our nature that is the lower part, in our flesh-taking: and thus in Christ our two natures are oned.
Julian of Norwich (Revelations of Divine Love: Chapter 57, c. 1395)
I saw full surely that ere God made us He loved us; which love was never slacked, nor ever shall be. And in this love He hath done all His works; and in this love He hath made all things profitable to us; and in this love our life is everlasting. In our making we had beginning; but the love wherein He made us was in Him from without beginning: in which love we have our beginning. And all this shall we see in God, without end.
Julian of Norwich (Revelations of Divine Love: Chapter 86, c. 1395)
I saw three manners of longing in God, and all to one end; of which we have the same in us, and by the same virtue and for the same end. The first is, that He longeth to teach us to know Him and love Him evermore, as it is convenient and speedful to us. The second is, that He longeth to have us up to His Bliss, as souls are when they are taken out of pain into Heaven. The third is to fulfill us in bliss; and that shall be on the Last Day, fulfilled ever to last.
Julian of Norwich (Revelations of Divine Love: Chapter 75, c. 1395)
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Julian of Norwich Biography
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Born: 1342
Died: 1416

Julian of Norwich was a prominent late-medieval English Christian mystic. She is best known for being the first woman and mystic to write a book in English, namely the revered writing 'Revelations of Divine Love'.

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