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When I look upon myself, I see nothing but emptiness and weakness. And when I look upon Christ I see nothing but fullness and sufficiency.” When in the illness that was to take him Home, he suffered a long, and grievously painful death and was afflicted with several physical maladies he was heard to say: “Soul be silent It is thy God and thy Father who orders thy condition. Thy are His clay and He may tread and trample on thee as He pleases Thou hast deserved much worse It is enough that thou art out of hell though thy pain be grievous yet it is tolerable. Thy God affords some intermissions. He will turn it, to thy good and at length put an end to all, none of which things can be expected in hell.” “Oh, that I may die like Simeon, with Jesus in my arms, saying, now lettest thou thy servant, depart in peace according to thy word For mine eyes have seen thy salvation.” [William Gouge]