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Topic: wisdom

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“What would it avail you to do better than someone else, if it is from the motive of being admired?”

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“Do not recoil from any sacrifice for the sake of your work.”

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“When one has nothing more to lose, the heart is inaccessible to fear.”

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“When we are cold is not the time to keep away from the fire.”

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“What a head you have! My poor child, it would be better for you to be obedient than to be guided by your own poor judgment. There is no common sense in such a way.”

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“You know my dear daughter, that I always speak to you with candor and simplicity...I know that you prefer to be treated this way.”

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“O, how pleasing you will be to our Lord if you put yourself in the place of [others]...”

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“... we have wandered so far away from the center of our souls where [Jesus] waits for us.”

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“...do not point out only the mistakes, ... speak more of what is good...”

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“Our exterior improvements are astonishing; but does our interior advancement correspond with the exterior?”

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Prayer

Aging Prayer

Oh, God, awaken within me the gift of these years.
Teach me to trust so I can face my fears.

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God of Providence

God of Providence, lead us, lead us in your wisdom; Into fruitfulness, lead us, lead us together, lead us to freedom in your Spirit. God of Jesus Christ, lead us,…

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Quote of the day

February 22
“After all, our only support, our only strength is God.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin