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« Reply #1152 on: August 02, 2013, 02:50:22 PM »

Act of Humility

O divine Lord,
how shall I dare
to approach you,
I who have so often
offended you?
No, Lord,
I am not worthy
that you should
enter under my roof;
but speak only the word
and my soul shall be healed.
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« Reply #1153 on: August 03, 2013, 06:00:49 PM »

'When you sit down to eat, pray. When you eat bread, do so thanking Him for being so generous to you. If you drink wine, be mindful of Him who has given it to you for your pleasure and as a relief in sickness. When you dress, thank Him for His kindness in providing you with clothes. When you look at the sky and the beauty of the stars, throw yourself at God's feet and adore Him who in His wisdom has arranged things in this way. Similarly, when the sun goes down and when it rises, when you are asleep or awake, give thanks to God, who created and arranged all things for your benefit, to have you know, love and praise their Creator.'

St. Basil the Great
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« Reply #1154 on: August 05, 2013, 01:24:32 AM »

'God does not forsake you. It is because he wishes to increase your glory that oftentimes he permits you to fall sick. Keep up your courage so that you may also hear him say: "Do you think I have dealt with you otherwise than that you may be shown to be just?"'

St. John Chrysostom
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« Reply #1155 on: August 06, 2013, 05:04:10 AM »

"Give me souls, Take away the rest."
Saint John Bosco
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« Reply #1156 on: August 07, 2013, 02:03:59 AM »

Simple and plain.

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« Reply #1157 on: August 08, 2013, 01:22:12 PM »

The Holy Spirit longs to find the gates to our heart, so that He may enter in and dwell there, and sanctify it; and He goes round about to all the gates to see where He may enter.
St. Ephraem the Syrian
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« Reply #1158 on: August 08, 2013, 01:34:25 PM »

If only we keep our souls in a state of grace, through perfect contrition, confession, and acts of love..

And then keep our intentions pure.. by repeatedly making the true intention of our every action be for the love of God, for charity, and free of sin.. then we can truly do good..


'Every vice leads in the end to forbidden pleasure; and every virtue to spiritual blessing. Each arouses what is akin to it.'

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« Reply #1159 on: August 08, 2013, 02:52:05 PM »

"A man who governs his passions is master of the world.
We must either command them, or be enslaved by them.
 It is better to be a hammer than an anvil"

St Dominic
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« Reply #1160 on: August 09, 2013, 03:45:02 AM »

"Where there is no room for the poor, neither is there room for me." St Maria Candida de Jesus.
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« Reply #1161 on: August 10, 2013, 05:47:40 AM »

"If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes."
St. Clement of Alexandra
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« Reply #1162 on: August 10, 2013, 03:19:23 PM »

'The soul's strength is its firm state of virtue; on reaching such a state one may say with the invincible apostle Paul; 'What can separate us from the love of Christ?' (Rom. 8:35).'

St. Thalassios the Libyan
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« Reply #1163 on: August 12, 2013, 08:30:24 PM »

In prayer one must hold fast and never let go.....If it seems that no one is listening to you, then cry out even louder. If you are driven out of one door, go back in by the other.
St. Jeanne de Chantal
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« Reply #1164 on: August 12, 2013, 11:15:04 PM »

I have to hold onto that one George!  Grin Thank you!
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« Reply #1165 on: August 13, 2013, 01:10:24 PM »

I have to hold onto that one George!  Grin Thank you!

Yes, as soon as I read it I loved it. The wisdom of a saint.
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« Reply #1166 on: August 14, 2013, 11:45:51 AM »

"For I had many friends who helped me to fall;
but, when it came to rising again,
 I found myself so completely alone that I marvel now that I did not remain where I was,
 and I praise the mercy of God, Who alone gave me His hand.
 May He be blessed for ever. Amen."
Excerpts from St. Teresa of Avila,
Autobiography CHAPTER VII
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Inspirational Quotes from the saints:
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“Late have I loved Thee,
 O Beauty ever ancient, ever new,
 late have I loved Thee!......”
St. Augustine of Hippo
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« Reply #1167 on: August 14, 2013, 01:16:30 PM »

God giving us His Hand - what a relaxing thought.
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