Glory of God Prayer Group, St. Cecilia Parish, Wa Diocese, Ghana - Let Your Light Shine

Saint of the Day

He that is jealous is not in love

He that is jealous is not in love. Saint Augustine

In season at all times

Love is a fruit in season at all times, and within reach of every hand. Mother Teresa

God dispenses beauty even to the wicked

Beauty is indeed a good gift of God; but that the good may not think it a great good, God dispenses it even to the wicked. Saint Augustine

Seeking without that wert within

I found thee not, O Lord, without, because I erred in seeking thee without that wert within. Saint Augustine

How to find God

We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls. Mother Teresa

Take only what you need

Find out how much God has given you and from it take what you need; the remainder is needed by others. Saint Augustine

Words too big for the subject

Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say 'infinitely' when you mean 'very'; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite. C. S. Lewis

Don't bother about originality

Even in literature and art, no man who bothers about originality will ever be original: whereas if you simply try to tell the truth (without caring twopence how often it has been told before) you will, nine times out of ten, become original without ever having noticed it. C. S. Lewis

Meaning of the universe

If the whole universe has no meaning, we should never have found out that it has no meaning: just as, if there were no light in the universe and therefore no creatures with eyes, we should never know it was dark. Dark would be without meaning. C. S. Lewis

Necessary to possible to impossible

Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible. Francis of Assisi

God's love

God loves each of us as if there were only one of us. Saint Augustine

The gift of overcoming self

Above all the grace and the gifts that Christ gives to his beloved is that of overcoming self. Francis of Assisi

All things unholy

I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, he can work through anyone. Francis of Assisi

Humility, the foundation

Humility is the foundation of all the other virtues hence, in the soul in which this virtue does not exist there cannot be any other virtue except in mere appearance. Saint Augustine

meet with a smile

Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love. Mother Teresa

As we are, such are the times

If we live good lives, the times are also good. As we are, such are the times. Saint Augustine

Faith

Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe. Saint Augustine

Source of the deadliest hate

From the deepest desires often come the deadliest hate. Socrates

False words

False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil. Socrates

Too honest to be a politician

I was really too honest a man to be a politician and live. Socrates

Above all the grace and the gifts that Christ gives to his beloved is that of overcoming self.

Francis of Assisi

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