One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The surrender of oneself or one's will to an external influence, an emotion, or another person.‘it is only in our self-surrender that we are truly blessed’
- ‘Through forty-five songs interspersed with dialogue and scriptural verses, the play emphasized the Saint's complete devotional self-surrender.’
- ‘For Mother Teresa, each step was God's next step in the long self-surrender that marked her whole life.’
- ‘It has shown itself unable to pass on the faith in its integrity and is inadequate, therefore, in fostering the joyful self-surrender called for in Christian marriage, in consecrated life, in ordained priesthood.’
- ‘We may even try to preoccupy ourselves with devotions in a way that shields us from the need for active self-surrender.’
- ‘He served him in a spirit of complete self-surrender.’
- ‘Increasingly, these seem the desperate words of self-surrender and self-sacrifice.’
- ‘All forms of dedication, devotion, loyalty and self-surrender are in essence a desperate clinging to something which might give worth and meaning to our futile, spoiled lives.’
- ‘In practice it entails self-surrender, resignation to God's will, yielding to others, self-denial, contentment, and a quiet spirit.’
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