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Topic: calm

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“Our dear Lord has preserved us, and at this moment, eleven o'clock in the morning, everything leads us to hope that the worst is over.”

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“The weather was magnificent. It seemed that heaven united with earth to add beauty to the feast. Never had I seen our solitude so charming.”

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“The good God gave me the grace to remain calm.”

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“Every evening at the same hour when the weather was calm, I went to go on deck and bless God for all the wonders of [God's] creation. I loved to consider the care of God's Providence which extends even to the little fishes.”

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“Do not press matters; be patient, be trustful.”

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“Never speak when you are over - excited, but wait for the impulse of nature to pass away and that of grace to succeed it.”

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“I said to myself, thus does life pass, now calm, now agitated, but at last the end is attained.”

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“Be careful not to give way to your temper, which makes you unsupportable. You would be a thousand times happier in resisting it.”

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“Happy, ah, thrice happy are they who can look forward to the eternal future with calm and confidence, who can throw themselves with love into the bosom of God, the center of felicity!”

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“This habitual state of calm it is true, has from time to time its tempests. I am sometimes so depressed, so disheartened that I feel inclined to excessive sadness.”

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“It would seem that God wished to give us a symbol of the Christian's day of rest by the calm of nature.”

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“Oh, how good a thing is silence.”

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Quote of the day

December 4
“Have you sometimes thought, my dear sisters, that you are called to do on Earth what our Lord [Jesus] did? He instructed and you instruct.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin