relations of the present moment, and which are not sanctioned by a present divine inspection.
Happy is the man who retains nothing in his mind, but what is necessary; and who only thinks of each thing just when it is the time to think of it; so that it is rather God, who excites the perception and idea of it, by an impression and discovery of his will which we must perform, than the mind's being at the trouble to forecast and find it. — Fenelon's Directions for a Holy Life.
To these important results, there can be no question, that the habit of inward recollection is exceedingly favorable.
— edited from The Interior or Hidden Life (2nd Edition, 1844) Part 3, Chapter 7.