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

Saint of the Day

Truth

If you look for truth, you may find comfort in the end; if you look for comfort you will not get either comfort or truth only soft soap and wishful thinking to begin, and in the end, despair. C. S. Lewis

Believe that you may understand

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

Fear vs reverence

Where there is reverence there is fear, but there is not reverence everywhere that there is fear, because fear presumably has a wider extension than reverence. Socrates

Seeking without that wert within

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

Raise funds of love

Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace. Money will come if we seek first the Kingdom of God - the rest will be given. Mother Teresa

He that is evil is a slave

He that is kind is free, though he is a slave; he that is evil is a slave, though he be a king. Saint Augustine

if you love until it hurts

I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love. Mother Teresa

Beauty is the bait

Beauty is the bait which with delight allures man to enlarge his kind. Socrates

Perfection of a man

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

You must go through the experiences

The words printed here are concepts. You must go through the experiences. 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

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

He will not save us without our consent

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

Authority of woman

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

Courage

Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. C. S. Lewis

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

The shelter of compassion and pity

If you have men who will exclude any of God's creatures from the shelter of compassion and pity, you will have men who will deal likewise with their fellow men. Francis of Assisi

Words of light

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

Make me an instrument of thy peace

Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love. Francis of Assisi

The future

The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of 60 minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is. C. S. Lewis

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

Saint Augustine

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