Wednesday, July 8, 2020
“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)
Tuesday, July 7, 2020
“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)
Monday, July 6, 2020
“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)
Sunday, July 5, 2020
“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)
Saturday, July 4, 2020
“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)
Friday, July 3, 2020
“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)
Thursday, July 2, 2020
“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)
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
“While you go on so carelessly waiting for the necessary grace as you say to be good, life passes and at the end of it you will find it is not the graces which have been wanting, but the dispositions.”
 —ST. ELIZABETH ANN SETON (C.W., vol. II, L 6.164, pp. 273-74)
Monday, June 29, 2020
“The Spirit of God urges one gently to do the good that can be done reasonably, so that it may be done perseveringly and for a long time.”
 —ST. LOUISE DE MARILLAC (L. 310. S.W. p. 419)
Sunday, June 28, 2020
“If we truly loved God’s holy will, nothing would afflict us since we know that God loves us and desires our good in all things.”
 —ST. LOUISE DE MARILLAC (L. 310. S.W. p. 419)
Saturday, June 27, 2020
“To this end, we should help and support one another and strive for peace and union among ourselves.”
 —ST. VINCENT DE PAUL (Cor Vol. 5, 1414, p. 265)
Friday, June 26, 2020
“The pen is silent when the heart says too much—dear, dear soul how I cherish and love every thought of you the adored can only know.”
 —ST. ELIZABETH ANN SETON (C.W., vol. II, L 6.70, p. 174)
Thursday, June 25, 2020
“Our happiness consists entirely in giving ourselves up to God’s guidance.”
 —ST. LOUISE DE MARILLAC (L. 372. S.W. p. 419)
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
“Renew your good desires and believe that in the eyes of God the deed is already accomplished.”
 —ST. LOUISE DE MARILLAC (L. 27. 1640. S.W. p. 31)