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Type: Quotes
Author: Saint Mother Theodore Guerin

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“In the evening we remained on deck to see and examine at leisure the ravishing spectacle before us. It would take an abler pen than mine to describe it properly, if, indeed, it can be described.”

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“Try, my daughter, never to perform your actions with crooked intentions.”

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“I said to myself, thus does life pass, now calm, now agitated, but at last the end is attained.”

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“You can never imagine the void the death of Sister St. Francis has left in our house. I not only miss her, but it seems to me I have lost a part of my life. Day and night she is present in my mind.”

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“...how heartily I thanked God for the little share [God] has given me in this dear mission, where so many saints have labored and shall still labor.”

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“Souls everywhere are equally dear to our Lord, and we are determined to consecrate our life to them.”

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“Let us keep ever united in Our Lord. When we love one another in [God], we love [God] better.”

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“...grace is not given equally to all, nor at the same time.”

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“Truly I have great need of prayers. I am quite a grumbler.”

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“Unless we are on guard our faith will by degrees be weakened.”

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“Be careful not to give way to your temper, which makes you unsupportable. You would be a thousand times happier in resisting it.”

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“Sometimes I am disheartened with this country that I feel as if I were carrying on my shoulders the weight of its highest mountains and in my heart all the thorns of its wilderness.”

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Quote of the day

July 20
“As I said before, love caused her death. Love broke the bonds that held her soul captive. What a death! Oh, no, not death, but rather the beginning of life - and what a life!”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin