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On Being a Living Mystery

To be a witness does not consist in engaging in propaganda nor even in stirring people up, but in being a living mystery. It means to live in such a way that one's life would not make sense if God did not exist.

—Emmanuel Suhard (1874-1949), French Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church

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