Our tiredness of life, the sorrows of our existence; the lack of satisfaction for not finding what we need… all this makes the soul cry out: I want the Being…! And this cry doesn’t mean our will to be detached from people, but our will to find God.
Life without possessing God is a continuous anguish and torture, and this grief cannot be easily soothed by anything except God. This is why when we do not possess God it seems that we live immersed in a lethargic life. [...]