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« Reply #204 on: May 19, 2012, 12:54:53 AM »

'To him who hungers after Christ grace is food; to him who is thirsty, a reviving drink; to him who is cold, a garment; to him who is weary, rest; to him who prays, assurance; to him who mourns, consolation.'

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« Reply #205 on: May 19, 2012, 11:14:49 AM »

According to SQPN, St. Mark the Ascetic reportedly knew the Scriptures by heart.
He was not the only one. I have come across at least one other; I forget which saint.
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« Reply #206 on: May 19, 2012, 11:28:58 AM »

My daughter, I see more Pharisees among Christians than there were around Pilate.
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« Reply #207 on: May 19, 2012, 09:34:55 PM »

Sigh, that's been in my thoughts lately, actually. And here is this quote.

Some many people treating Our Lord's words, and His saints so irreverently and looking for ways to cast aspersions or insinuate problems.
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« Reply #208 on: May 20, 2012, 03:11:04 AM »

'He who loves Jesus trains himself in suffering: perseverance in suffering dispels listlessness.'

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« Reply #209 on: May 20, 2012, 07:42:13 AM »

Mount Calvary is the academy of love.
St. Francis de Sales
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« Reply #210 on: May 20, 2012, 02:35:19 PM »

Proud is many a man who looks down on his neighbor because the wool of his gown is finer! Yet as fine as it is, a poor sheep wore it upon her back before it came upon his back, and all the while she wore it, she was after all still only a sheep. And why should he now think himself better than she was simply by having that wool-----wool that, even though it is now his, is still not so truly his as it was truly hers?  Smiley
 
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« Reply #211 on: May 22, 2012, 07:29:46 AM »

The bread you store up belongs to the hungry; the cloak that lies in your chest belongs to the naked; the gold you have hidden in the ground belongs to the poor.

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« Reply #212 on: May 22, 2012, 07:51:28 AM »

Proud is many a man who looks down on his neighbor because the wool of his gown is finer! Yet as fine as it is, a poor sheep wore it upon her back before it came upon his back, and all the while she wore it, she was after all still only a sheep. And why should he now think himself better than she was simply by having that wool-----wool that, even though it is now his, is still not so truly his as it was truly hers?  Smiley
 
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Quite a find odhiambo!  Grin Quite a find!
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« Reply #213 on: May 22, 2012, 07:53:48 AM »

Hi Shin!
A real gem yes  Grin
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« Reply #214 on: May 22, 2012, 10:14:59 AM »

'The intellect freed from the passions becomes like light, unceasingly illumined by the contemplation of created beings.'

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« Reply #215 on: May 23, 2012, 05:49:34 AM »

'The intellect freed from the passions becomes like light, unceasingly illumined by the contemplation of created beings.'

St. Thalassios the Libyan


That needs some thought to unravel.
I am a bit dull witted this morning  Grin
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« Reply #216 on: May 23, 2012, 06:10:59 AM »

Whenever anything disagreeable or displeasing happens to you, remember Christ crucified and be silent.

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“Late have I loved Thee,
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« Reply #217 on: May 23, 2012, 09:16:16 AM »

Whenever anything disagreeable or displeasing happens to you, remember Christ crucified and be silent.

St. John of the Cross

I was reading how the little children of Fatima used every trial that came their way as an offering to console the Herats of Jesus and Mary and plead mercy on poor sinners.

I need to keep this in mind and stop complaining.  Embarrassed
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« Reply #218 on: May 23, 2012, 03:18:19 PM »

Whenever anything disagreeable or displeasing happens to you, remember Christ crucified and be silent.

St. John of the Cross

I was reading how the little children of Fatima used every trial that came their way as an offering to console the Herats of Jesus and Mary and plead mercy on poor sinners.

I need to keep this in mind and stop complaining.  Embarrassed
Likewise. Sad
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St. Augustine of Hippo
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« Reply #219 on: May 24, 2012, 08:25:29 AM »

Beside each believer stands an Angel as protector and shepherd, leading him to life.
St. Basil the Great
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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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« Reply #220 on: May 24, 2012, 08:28:15 AM »

Beside each believer stands an Angel as protector and shepherd, leading him to life.
St. Basil the Great

I thought that when God created us, He gave each one of us a Guardian Angel. From the quote, it seems that only Believers  have Guardian Angels. Is that the case?
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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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