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We can all use a little help with prayer sometimes. The Sisters of Providence hope to help inspire you! Whether it's the perfect Saint Mother Theodore Guerin quote or a prayer written by a Sister of Providence, let the right words bring Providence into your life. Browse the prayers below or if you're looking for something specific, use the “Topics” search in the search area.
“What a wonderful knowing of one’s self! What a wonderful acceptance of one’s self. What bravery to follow the call to be who one is – in truth and freedom.”
“... require of each one only what she can give.”
“Do not meddle with what does not concern you.”
“Up to this time you have not known how to deal with a person who is in the wrong. Perhaps you are not able to do so. I must not myself require from you more than you can give.”
“You must also accustom yourselves, my dear children, to bear in mind that if the faults of others displease us, ours also torment them.”
“You can never give good judgement to those persons to whom God has not given it; for [God] alone gives intelligence, and [God] will not require what [God] has not bestowed.”
“Do not require from everybody the same virtues and qualities.”
“We often cause pain to one another on account of the difference of our dispositions and natural inclinations.”
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