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“The good God gave me the grace to remain calm.”
“Be careful not to give way to your temper, which makes you unsupportable. You would be a thousand times happier in resisting it.”
“Sometimes we are offended at a trifle, or a mere nothing; and the one who gives the displeasure is not aware that she has given it. Oh! Do not war with flies on the wing.”
“Threre are some among you who are like old Bouraux. This was a turkey-cock that got angry at the least thing. He did not have one good quarter of an hour during the day because he got mad at everything.”
When my faith is shaken, please God, remind me of your love for me.
When I am lonely, help me to reach out and share my feelings with others.
When I am stuck in memories of the past, give me the graces I need to forgive and be forgiven.…
All families know conflict. How we handle our differences and to whom we turn determine whether, and how fast, our scars will heal. You know, God, we are not a perfect family. The stresses of our lives cause us to bring each other hurt and pain. This is not the way we choose to live…
Loss of a job, an accident, difficulties with children are just a few of the challenges which bring tremendous stress to a family. We pray to make these occasions a source of strength, rather than division. Mary, Queen of the Home, Our family is straining. People who ought to be bound in love are pushing…
Provident God, aware of our own brokenness, we ask the gift of courage to identify how and where we are in need of conversion in order to live in solidarity with Earth and all creation. Deliver us from the violence of superiority and disdain. Grant us the desire, and the humility, to listen with special…
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