This was love at first sight, love everlasting a feeling unknown, unhoped for, unexpected--in so far as it could be a matter of conscious awareness it took entire possession of him, and he understood, with joyous amazement, that this was for life.
Those who are more adapted to the active life can prepare themselves for contemplation in the practice of the active life, while those who are more adapted to the contemplative life can take upon themselves the works of the active life so as to become yet more apt for contemplation.
Those who follow God's direction or will in life cannot be misdirected and frustrated. Yes! because, God is ever infallible unlike humans who are fallible. Thus, do follow God's direction or will for your life. Because, sooner or later, you will be glad that you did. Besides, God's will or direction is the best for you.
Those who misrepresent the normal experiences of life, who decry being controversial, who shun risk, are the enemies of the American way of life, whatever the piety of their vocal professions and the patriotic flavor of their platitudes.