We must fear God out of love, not love Him out of fear.
Saint Francis de Sales
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Half an hour's meditation each day is essential, except when you are busy. Then a full hour is needed.
Great occasions for serving God come seldom, but little ones surround us daily.
Faith is like a bright ray of sun light. It enables us to see God in all things as well as all things in God.
Have patience with all things, But, first of all with yourself.
Let us think only of spending the present day well. Then when tomorrow shall have come, it will be called today, and then we will think about it.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength.
Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit. Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset.
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