Those who have abandoned themselves to God always lead mysterious lives and receive from him exceptional and mysterious gifts by means of the most ordinary, natural and chance experiences in which there appears to be nothing unusual. The simplest sermon, the most banal conversations, the least erudite books—become a source of knowledge and wisdom to these souls by virtue of God’s purpose. This is why they carefully pick up the crumbs—which clever minds tread underfoot—for to them everything is precious and a source of enrichment.’

(Jean-Pierre De Caussade)