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

The souls of the righteous are immortal …

All men's souls are immortal, but the souls of the righteous are immortal and divine. Socrates

Lay first the foundation of humility

Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the foundation of humility. Saint Augustine

Two kinds of people

There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, 'Thy will be done,' and those to whom God says, 'All right, then, have it your way.' C. S. Lewis

He will not save us without our consent

He who created us without our help will not save us without our consent. Saint Augustine

Suffering of God's son

God had one son on earth without sin, but never one without suffering. Saint Augustine

A simple smile

We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do. Mother Teresa

Hear the other side

Hear the other side. Saint Augustine

Forgiveness

Forgiveness is the remission of sins. For it is by this that what has been lost, and was found, is saved from being lost again. Saint Augustine

Authority of woman

Once made equal to man, woman becomes his superior. Socrates

Believe that you may understand

Seek not to understand that you may believe, but believe that you may understand. Saint Augustine

The desire is thy prayers

The desire is thy prayers; and if thy desire is without ceasing, thy prayer will also be without ceasing. The continuance of your longing is the continuance of your prayer. Saint Augustine

Perfection of a man

This is the very perfection of a man, to find out his own imperfections. Saint Augustine

Forgive those who hurt you

One who is injured ought not to return the injury, for on no account can it be right to do an injustice; and it is not right to return an injury, or to do evil to any man, however much we have suffered from him. Socrates

Be faithful in small things

Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies. Mother Teresa

Pray and work

Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you. Saint Augustine

The real problem

The real problem is not why some pious, humble, believing people suffer, but why some do not. C. S. Lewis

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

campaigning weather for the devil

The long, dull, monotonous years of middle-aged prosperity or middle-aged adversity are excellent campaigning weather for the devil. C. S. Lewis

Feed the poor

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one. Mother Teresa

I willingly cure him for the love of God

I try to give to the poor people for love what the rich could get for money. No, I wouldn't touch a leper for a thousand pounds; yet I willingly cure him for the love of God. Mother Teresa

For it is in giving that we receive.

Francis of Assisi

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