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Author: Saint Mother Theodore Guerin

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“The trees raise their straight trunks to the height of more than one hundred twenty feet high and are crowned with tops of admirable beauty.”

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“Be humble, simple and frank, and you will live in peace with yourselves, and you will be happy.”

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“Every year I renew this same prayer, every year I pray you to watch over your words during Lent.”

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“Ah, it is when we are young that we can do something for our salvation and for our neighbor’s.”

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“Especially let us never forget that if we wish to die like the saints we must live like them.”

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“So true is it that misfortune binds hearts together.”

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“We are never hypocrites when we do not intend to be; hence, you must not exaggerate anything. You are bad enough without making yourself worse than you are.”

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“To God alone be the glory of our labors, and to you, dear friends, the recompense on account of the assistance you will give us.”

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“The way is not yet clear. Grope along slowly.”

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“Hardly had we begun to pray when we felt better.”

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“Perfect abandonment of ourselves in all things for the future requires great courage, but we ought to aspire to it.”

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“Have confidence in the Providence that so far has never failed us.”

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Quote of the day

September 19
“...our gaze wandered over a multitude of wonders, especially when from the summit of mountains which seemed to rest beneath our feet we saw steep gorges, beautiful valleys spread out between superb mountains, all in fact which nature could offer most apt to lift up the soul to the Author of all things.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin