Great is the power and tenacity of love, for it overcomes and binds God Himself. Happy the soul that loves, for she takes her God prisoner, obedient to all that she desires. For His nature is such that, if one takes Him by love and gets on the right side of Him, one will make Him do as one wants.

 


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St. John of the Cross

Source: The Spiritual Canticle, Stanza 31