Monday, November 19, 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.”
 —-ST. LOUISE DE MARILLAC (L. 519. 1658. S.W. pp. 614-16)
Sunday, November 18, 2018
“Christ said: Seek first the kingdom of God and his justice, and all these things which you need will be given to you as well.”
 —-ST. VINCENT DE PAUL (VINCENT DE PAUL CORRESPONDENCE, CONFERENCES, DOCUMENTS, Volume 13a; Letter 117a; Page 433)
Saturday, November 17, 2018
“If humility, simplicity, and charity are well established among you, your little Company will be made up of as many saints as there are persons.”
 —-ST. LOUISE DE MARILLAC (L. 505. January 8, 1657. S.W. p. 532)
Friday, November 16, 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)
Thursday, November 15, 2018
“We must be full reservoirs in order to let our water spill out without becoming empty, and we must possess the spirit with which we want them to be animated, for no one can give what he does not have.”
 —-ST. VINCENT DE PAUL (VINCENT DE PAUL CORRESPONDENCE, CONFERENCES, DOCUMENTS, Volume 4; Letter 1623; Page 570, To a Seminary Director)
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
“We need great courage to overcome ourselves, although often the things we call trials are more imaginary than real.”
 —-ST. LOUISE DE MARILLAC (L. 438 S.W. p. 453)
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
“On our part, we should be satisfied with striving to omit nothing which can advance His work, and not blame others for the delay.”
 —-ST. VINCENT DE PAUL (VINCENT DE PAUL CORRESPONDENCE, CONFERENCES, DOCUMENTS, Volume 5; Letter 1648; Page 7)
Monday, November 12, 2018
“If we truly love His holy will, nothing would afflict us since we know that He loves us and desires our good in all things.”
 —-ST. LOUISE DE MARILLAC ("Full text" [1991]. Spiritual Writings. Paper 11. http://via.library.depaul.edu/ldm/11)
Sunday, November 11, 2018
“You will so often be at a stand for what is best in a situation so new, but only do your best as you always have done, and leave the rest for our dear God.”
 —-ST. ELIZABETH ANN SETON (C.W., vol. II, L 7.314, p. 702)
Saturday, November 10, 2018
“Please continue to serve our dear masters with great gentleness, respect and cordiality, always seeing God in them”
 —-ST. LOUISE DE MARILLAC ("Full text" [1991]. Spiritual Writings. Paper 11. http://via.library.depaul.edu/ldm/11)
Friday, November 9, 2018
“Do not overburden yourself with rules of devotion, but persist in doing well those you have, your daily actions, your work; in a word, let everything revolve around doing well what you are doing.”
 —-ST. VINCENT DE PAUL (VINCENT DE PAUL CORRESPONDENCE, CONFERENCES, DOCUMENTS, Volume 1; Letter 266; Page 375-6, To Saint Louise)
Thursday, November 8, 2018
“Firstly my dear Sisters, we must develop the habit of accepting all our little contradictions as coming from the hand of God, who is our Father and who knows well what is good for us.”
 —-ST. LOUISE DE MARILLAC ("Full text" [1991]. Spiritual Writings. Paper 11. http://via.library.depaul.edu/ldm/11)
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
“To this end, we should help and support one another and strive for peace and union among ourselves. This is the wine that cheers and strengthens travelers along the narrow path of Jesus Christ.”
 —-ST. VINCENT DE PAUL (Cor. Vol. 5; Letter 1414; Page 265.)
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
“After that word 'seek' comes 'first,' that is, seek the kingdom of God before all else.”
 —-ST. VINCENT DE PAUL (VINCENT DE PAUL CORRESPONDENCE, CONFERENCES, DOCUMENTS, Volume 12; Letter 198; Page 112, Seeking the Kingdom of God)