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Author: Saint Mother Theodore Guerin

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“I am happy to know that you are united. O, may this union last a long time!”

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“One can see little, but what one sees is beautiful.”

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“Learn, then, to practice simplicity ...”

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“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.”

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“Let us yield our hearts up to joy.”

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“...Lo! I said to myself, these Americans, so proud of their liberty, thus make game of the liberty of others. Poor Negroes! I would have wished to buy them all that I might say to them, "Go! Bless Providence. You are free!"”

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“O my dear daughters, how consoling is this mystery of the Eucharist! If we knew how to appreciate it, it would suffice to fortify and sustain us; is there anything sweeter than to have a friend to whom we may at any hour confide our difficulties and our pains?”

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“There 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.”

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“It is impossible to answer all the kind things you say to me except by a sentiment of profound gratitude. I can express it only to God, who understands the language of the heart.”

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“...it is necessary to bear the faults of others and try to correct our own in order not to make others suffer too much.”

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“Charity does not consist in loving one or two persons and being indifferent to all the rest.”

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“I would consider it a very tender mark of God's providence if it were given me to see you again.”

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Quote of the day

September 17
“The principal thing right now is to keep your heart uplifted...Love God with all our heart.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin