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« Reply #3792 on: July 29, 2021, 12:03:10 PM »

'If you wish to be pleasing to God and happy here below, be in all things united to His will.'

St. Alphonsus Maria de Liguori
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« Reply #3793 on: July 30, 2021, 07:46:15 AM »

'Do not envy an unjust man, nor imitate his ways: because every deluder is an abomination of our Lord, and his communication is with the simple.'

Proverbs 3:31-32
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« Reply #3794 on: July 31, 2021, 08:46:21 AM »

'St. Denis the Areopagite says, "Divine love consists in the affections of the heart more than in the knowledge of the understanding." In human sciences, knowledge excites love; but in the science of the saints, love produces knowledge. He that loves God most, knows him best. Besides, it is not lofty and fruitless conceptions, but works, that unite the soul to God, and make it rich in merits before the Lord.'

St. Alphonsus Maria de Liguori
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« Reply #3795 on: August 01, 2021, 12:00:42 PM »

'Obviously the need of this Christian instruction is accentuated by the decline of our times and morals. It is even more demanded by the existence of those public schools, lacking all religion, where everything holy is ridiculed and scorned. There both teachers' lips and students' ears are inclined to godlessness. We are referring to those schools which are unjustly called neutral or lay. In reality, they are nothing more than the stronghold of the powers of darkness.'

Pope St. Pius X, 'Editae Saepe'
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« Reply #3796 on: August 02, 2021, 07:27:46 AM »

'Put into practice the teachings of our holy faith, it is not enough to convince ourselves that they are true; we must love them. Love united to faith makes us practice our religion.'

St. Alphonsus Maria de Liguori
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« Reply #3797 on: August 03, 2021, 08:25:28 AM »

'When your mind, inflamed by longing for God, little by little divests itself of flesh, as it were, and turns away from all thoughts engendered by sensory impressions, or from memory, being at the same time full of adoration and rejoicing, then you may conclude that it has approached the boundaries of prayer.'

St. Nilus of Sinai
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« Reply #3798 on: August 04, 2021, 02:53:25 AM »

'Reveal yourself to the Lord in your mind. 'For man looks at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart' (1 Sam. 16:7).'

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« Reply #3799 on: August 05, 2021, 08:08:31 AM »

'The time will come when we shall no longer be seated near the rivers of Babylon, tearful and sad, but sedebimus in pulchritudine pacis, in requie opulenta. [We will sit in the beauty of peace, in splendid rest.]

St. Gaspar del Bufalo
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« Reply #3800 on: August 06, 2021, 01:12:54 AM »

'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 #3801 on: August 07, 2021, 09:29:49 PM »

'It is well to choose some one good devotion, and to stick to it, and never to abandon it.'

St. Philip Neri
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« Reply #3802 on: August 08, 2021, 08:29:34 AM »

'Do good when you remember, and what you forget will be revealed to you; and do not surrender your mind to blind forgetfullness.'

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« Reply #3803 on: August 08, 2021, 02:15:30 PM »

'Though Jesus [in His Sacred Humanity] is solitary in the Blessed Sacrament, He is always communing with God. Therefore, in order to be conformed to Him, I will make a solitude in my heart, so that everywhere I may converse alone with Jesus.'

St. Margaret Mary Alacoque
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« Reply #3804 on: August 09, 2021, 11:32:36 AM »

'The first duty of man ordained and brought forth into this world for that end. . . is to know his creator, and being known, to confess Him, and to resign or give up his life - which is the wonderful and peculiar gift of God, - to the service and worship of the Giver; for what he received by God's free donation, may be employed in true devotion, and what was conferred upon him in the state of wrath and unworthiness, may by an obedient resignation make him precious and beloved.'

St. Eucharius of Lyons
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« Reply #3805 on: August 09, 2021, 04:19:15 PM »

'See, my children, if we really wish to be saved we must determine, once for all, to labor in earnest for our salvation; our soul is like a garden in which the weeds are ever ready to choke the good plants and flowers that have been sown in it. If the gardener who has charge of this garden neglects it, if he is not continually using the spade and the hoe, the flowers and plants will soon disappear. Thus, my children, do the virtues with which God has been pleased to adorn our soul disappear under our vices if we neglect to cultivate them. As a vigilant gardener labours from morning till night to destroy the weeds in his garden, and to ornament it with flowers, so let us labor every day to uproot the vices of our soul and to adorn it with virtues. See, my children, a gardener never lets the weeds take root, because he knows that then he would never be able to destroy them. Neither let us allow our vices to take root, or we shall not be able to conquer them.

One day, an anchorite being in a forest with a companion, showed him four cypresses to be pulled up one after the other; the young man, who did not very well know why he told him to do this, took hold of the first tree, which was quite small, and pulled it up with one hand without trouble; the second, which was a little bigger and had some roots, made him pull harder, but yet he pulled it up with one hand; the third, being still bigger, offered so much resistance, that he was obliged to take both hands and to use all his strength; the fourth, which was grown into a tree, had such deep roots, that he exhausted himself in vain efforts. The saint then said to him, "With a little vigilance and mortification, we succeed in repressing our passions, and we triumph over them when they are only springing up; but when they have taken deep root, nothing is more difficult; the thing is even impossible without a miracle."

Let us not reckon on a miracle of Providence, my children; let us not put off till the end of our life the care that we ought daily to take of our soul; let us labor while there is yet time. . .'

St. Jean Marie Baptiste Vianney, the Cure of Ars
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« Reply #3806 on: August 10, 2021, 06:19:15 AM »

"Turn me over," he said to the judge. "I'm done on this side!"  crucifix
Saint Lawrence, pray for us!
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« Reply #3807 on: August 10, 2021, 04:35:35 PM »

Good to see you odhiambo! Cheesy
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