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Author: Saint Mother Theodore Guerin

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“The sea was no longer beneath our feet, we were on the soil of America! Impossible to describe what passed within our hearts at that moment.”

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“Reflect seriously on what you desire to do; above all pray much that our dear Lord may make known to you what [God] wishes you to do.”

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“Detach yourself from yourself, my child, but gently, with that sweetness which is the distinctive mark of the spirit of God and not with that harshness which is the mark of yours.”

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“With hearts full of gratitude we offered our thanks to God for all the benefits bestowed on us.”

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“How magnificent is the setting sun, which found me every evening in the same spot like a faithful courier!”

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“...I told her she had absolutely nothing to do but to place herself in the hands of God.”

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“...what does it matter what becomes of us, provided God's work be accomplished? God's work - ah, it will ever be accomplished.”

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“...be assured that in leaving the past to the mercy of God and the future to [God's] Providence you will derive from your offering very great peace and very great consolation.”

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“Do not give way to uneasiness about the future.”

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“Make a good offering of all your actions to God in the morning, and then from time to time during the day; for instance, when the clock strikes...”

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“God alone can console you, strengthen you.”

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“You may yet be a great saint even though you have been a sinner.”

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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