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Julian of Norwich (1342-1416) was an English anchoress, meaning she'd been walled into her own room in the church to spend her days praying and doing nun stuff. Her book "Revelations of Divine Love" is the first English language book written by a woman. She is always depicted with a cat.Julian of Norwich is regarded as one of the most important Christian mystics.

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"All shall be well, all shall be well.... For there is a force of Love moving through the universe that holds us fast and will never let us go." (Dame Julian of Norwich)

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Pray, even if you feel nothing, see nothing. For when you are dry, empty, sick or weak, at such a time is your prayer most pleasing to God, even though you may find little joy in it. This is true of all believing prayer. - Julian of Norwich

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“God wishes to cure us of two kinds of sickness: impatience and despair.” ― Julian of Norwich 1342-1423

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He did not say: You will not be troubled, you will not be belabored, you will not be affected; but he said: You will not be overcome. ~ Mother Julian of Norwich Words to Live by, quotes for cancer, grief

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