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Saint of the Day

The real problem

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

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

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

It is in giving that we receive

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

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

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

Faith

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

Courage

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

meet with a smile

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

Preach the Gospel at all times

Preach the Gospel at all times and when necessary use words. Francis of Assisi

Affection

Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives. C. S. Lewis

Too honest to be a politician

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

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

Be faithful in small things

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

Perfect moderation

To many, total abstinence is easier than perfect moderation. 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 cause makes the martyr

It is not the punishment but the cause that makes the martyr. Saint Augustine

A simple smile

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

Importance of Christianity

Christianity, if false, is of no importance, and if true, of infinite importance. The only thing it cannot be is moderately important. C. S. Lewis

Hear the other side

Hear the other side. Saint Augustine

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

Saint Augustine

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