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« Reply #340 on: December 22, 2013, 12:21:52 AM »

A thoughtful one Therese! Good to see you!  Cheesy
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« Reply #341 on: December 23, 2013, 12:22:25 PM »

'The poverty of Jesus Christ was for us great riches, inasmuch as it moves us to acquire the treasures of heaven and to despise those of earth. Ah, my Jesus! this Thy poverty has induced so many saints to leave all riches, honors, and kingdoms in order to become poor with Thee! Oh, detach me also, my Saviour, from all affection to earthly goods, so that I may be made worthy to acquire Thy holy love, and thus to possess Thee, who art the infinite Good!'

St. Alphonsus Maria de Liguori
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« Reply #342 on: December 23, 2013, 01:49:16 PM »

A thoughtful one Therese! Good to see you!  Cheesy

Thanks so much, Shin! Smiley
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« Reply #343 on: December 26, 2013, 10:18:03 PM »

'If we want to do something but cannot, then before God, who knows our hearts, it is as if we have done it. This is true whether the intended action is good or bad.'

St. Mark the Ascetic
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« Reply #344 on: January 02, 2014, 07:39:31 PM »

'If man or angel always rendered to God his due, he would never sin. . . Therefore to sin is nothing else than not to render to God his due.'

St. Anselm of Canterbury, 'Cur Deus Homo'
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« Reply #345 on: January 04, 2014, 08:48:02 PM »

'As the breath which comes out of his nostrils, so does a man need humility and the fear of God.'

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« Reply #346 on: January 08, 2014, 03:20:07 PM »

'God knows how useful it is to us to be obliged to pray, in order to keep us humble, and to exercise our confidence; and he therefore permits us to be assaulted by enemies too mighty to be overcome by our own strength, that by prayer we may obtain from his mercy aid to resist them; and it is especially to be remarked that no one can resist the impure temptations of the flesh, without recommending himself to God when he is tempted.'

St. Alphonsus Maria de Liguori
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« Reply #347 on: January 08, 2014, 10:07:15 PM »

'If God does not desire me to be a saint, He would not have created me a reasonable being.'

St. Peter Julian Eymard
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« Reply #348 on: January 09, 2014, 12:48:08 AM »

'If God does not desire me to be a saint, He would not have created me a reasonable being.'

St. Peter Julian Eymard

He certainly has a point there  Smiley
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« Reply #349 on: January 09, 2014, 12:49:58 AM »

Prayer
A soul arms itself by prayer for all kinds of combat. In whatever state the soul may be, it ought to pray. A soul which is pure and beautiful must pray, or else it will lose its beauty; a soul which is striving after this purity must pray, or else it will never attain it; a soul which is newly converted must pray, or else it will fall again; a sinful soul, plunged in sins, must pray so that it might rise again.
There is no soul which is not bound to pray, for every single grace comes to the soul through prayer.
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« Reply #350 on: January 18, 2014, 12:48:20 AM »

'I also recommend to you holy modesty at all times and in all places, because we are always in the presence of God, Who is everywhere.'

St. Paul of the Cross
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« Reply #351 on: January 19, 2014, 11:22:28 PM »

'Let them not call bondage to pleasure freedom, as if bitterness were sweet.'

St. Clement of Alexandria
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« Reply #352 on: January 21, 2014, 02:53:16 AM »

'All created things are liberal, and show the goodness of the Creator: the sun scatters its light, the fire its heat; the tree throws out its arms, which are its branches, and reaches to us the fruit it bears: water, and air, and all nature express the liberality of the Creator, and we, who are his lively image, do not represent him, but through our degenerate manners deny Him in deeds while we are confessing Him with our mouths.'

St. Philip Neri
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« Reply #353 on: January 24, 2014, 05:31:54 AM »

"If you have the courage to imitate Mary Magdalene in her sins, have the courage to imitate her penance!"
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Inspirational Quotes from the saints:
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St. Ignatius of Loyola
“Late have I loved Thee,
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« Reply #354 on: January 24, 2014, 03:49:21 PM »

A very memorable one!

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« Reply #355 on: January 28, 2014, 07:23:22 PM »

'It is the manner of life which shows up those who know the commandments; for as a man's word is, so is his life.

The tree is known by its fruit, not by its blossom and leaves. Knowledge, then, comes from the fruit and from behaviour, not from talk and from blossom.'

St. Clement of Alexandria
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« Reply #356 on: January 29, 2014, 12:43:01 AM »

'I also recommend to you holy modesty at all times and in all places, because we are always in the presence of God, Who is everywhere.'

St. Paul of the Cross

'Let your modesty be known to all men. The Lord is nigh.'

Philippians 4:5
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Inspirational Quotes from the saints:
'If men but knew Thee, O my God!'
St. Ignatius of Loyola
“Late have I loved Thee,
 O Beauty ever ancient, ever new,
 late have I loved Thee!......”
St. Augustine of Hippo
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