Sunday, July 15, 2018
“I beg God in His goodness to continue to guide and to shed His light upon His work, to eliminate any obstacles remaining in it, and to manifest His will concerning the thoughts of those who wish to be associated with it.”
 —ST. LOUISE DE MARILLAC (L.333 1651. S.W. pp. 382)
Saturday, July 14, 2018
“I am the happiest creature in the thought that not the least thing can happen but by his will or permission, and all for the best.”
 —ST. ELIZABETH ANN SETON (C.W., VOL. II, L 7.6, P. 373)
Friday, July 13, 2018
“I adore You, O my God, and recognize that You are the author of my existence. Because of the love I owe You, I abandon myself entirely to Your holy will in my life.”
 —ST. LOUISE DE MARILLAC (A.1 S.W. pp. 689)
Thursday, July 12, 2018
“Good works are often spoiled by moving too quickly.”
 —ST. VINCENT DE PAUL (COSTE, COR. VOL. 4 L. 1297, P.128)
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
“Faith lifts the staggering soul on one side, hope supports it on the other, experience says it must be-and love says, let it be…”
 —ST. ELIZABETH ANN SETON (C.W., VOL. II, L 6.22, P. 103-104)
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
“Encourage one another, and may your mutual good example speak louder than any words could…above all, practice holy cordiality and mutual respect toward one another.”
 —ST. LOUISE DE MARILLAC (L.402 1654. S.W. pp. 450)
Monday, July 9, 2018
“Do not believe that things will always be as they now are.”
 —ST. LOUISE DE MARILLAC (L.546. October 15, 1657. S.W. pp. 576)
Sunday, July 8, 2018
“Do not be upset if things are not as you would want them to be for a long time to come. Do the little you can very peacefully and calmly so as to allow room for the guidance of God in your lives. Do not worry about the rest.”
 —ST. LOUISE DE MARILLAC (L.519 1658. S.W. pp. 614-615)
Saturday, July 7, 2018
“Dearest friend you see then in so dear a picture the certainty that religion is the only real support in the uncertainties of the present life.”
 —ST. ELIZABETH ANN SETON (C.W., VOL. II, L 6.193, P. 311)
Friday, July 6, 2018
“Cordial respect will enable you to take in good part whatever your Sisters may say to you, for no one ever grows angry at what is said by a person you love.”
 —ST. VINCENT DE PAUL (COSTE, DC CONF, JANUARY 1. 1644. P.137)
Thursday, July 5, 2018
“Be very gentle and courteous to your poor. You know that they are our masters and that we must love them tenderly and respect them deeply.”
 —ST. LOUISE DE MARILLAC (L.284B. MAY 4, 1650. S.W. pp. 320)
Wednesday, July 4, 2018
“Be faithful to Him with your whole heart, and never fear. He will support, direct, console, and finally crown your deepest hope.”
 —ST. ELIZABETH ANN SETON (C.W., VOL. I, L 4.12, P. 539)
Tuesday, July 3, 2018
“A fault may serve for our advancement when it serves to humble us.”
 —ST. VINCENT DE PAUL (COSTE, DC CONF, MAY 30, 1658, P.1059)
Monday, July 2, 2018
“Reflect that the sadness we are experiencing will not last forever, and that after a few hours, we will be in a different frame of mind from the one in which we now find ourselves.”
 —ST. LOUISE DE MARILLAC (L.405 1651. S.W. pp. 379)