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

Saint of the Day

Faith

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

Believe that you may understand

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

A man of courage

He is a man of courage who does not run away, but remains at his post and fights against the enemy. Socrates

Beginning of peace

Peace begins with a smile. Mother Teresa

Nonsense questions

Can a mortal ask questions which God finds unanswerable? Quite easily, I should think. All nonsense questions are unanswerable. C. S. Lewis

Intense love does not measure

Intense love does not measure, it just gives. Mother Teresa

Selective faith

If you believe what you like in the gospels, and reject what you don't like, it is not the gospel you believe, but yourself. Saint Augustine

The end of life

The end of life is to be like God, and the soul following God will be like Him. Socrates

Miracles

Miracles are a retelling in small letters of the very same story which is written across the whole world in letters too large for some of us to see. C. S. Lewis

A drop in the ocean

We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop. Mother Teresa

He will not save us without our consent

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

Passion

Passion is the evil in adultery. If a man has no opportunity of living with another man's wife, but if it is obvious for some reason that he would like to do so, and would do so if he could, he is no less guilty than if he was caught in the act. Saint Augustine

Death, a blessings

Death may be the greatest of all human blessings. Socrates

Education without values

Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil. C. S. Lewis

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

Words of light

Words which do not give the light of Christ increase the darkness. Mother Teresa

Charity and wisdom

Where there is charity and wisdom, there is neither fear nor ignorance. Francis of Assisi

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 that is jealous is not in love

He that is jealous is not in love. Saint Augustine

Will

Will is to grace as the horse is to the rider. Saint Augustine

It is not fitting, when one is in God's service, to have a gloomy face or a chilling look.

Francis of Assisi

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