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

Men should wonder at themselves

Men go abroad to wonder at the heights of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motions of the stars, and they pass by themselves without wondering. Saint Augustine

Beginning of peace

Peace begins with a smile. Mother Teresa

Will

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

It is in giving that we receive

For it is in giving that we receive. Francis of Assisi

I gave in

I gave in, and admitted that God was God. C. S. Lewis

Beauty is the bait

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

We do it to God

There is always the danger that we may just do the work for the sake of the work. This is where the respect and the love and the devotion come in - that we do it to God, to Christ, and that's why we try to do it as beautifully as possible. Mother Teresa

Prayer does not change God

Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays. Soren Kierkegaard

True wisdom

True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us. Socrates

Nonsense questions

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

God judged it better

God judged it better to bring good out of evil than to suffer no evil to exist. Saint Augustine

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

The end of life

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

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

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

Be faithful in small things

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

Believe that you may understand

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

The unexamined life

The unexamined life is not worth living. Socrates

He that is jealous is not in love

He that is jealous is not in love. Saint Augustine

Our walking is our preaching

It is no use walking anywhere to preach unless our walking is our preaching. Francis of Assisi

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

Saint Augustine

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