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Daily Virtue Quote – Brother Lawrence

"That he (Brother Lawrence) had always been governed by love, without selfish views; and that having resolved to make the love of God the end of all this actions, he had found reasons to be well satisfied with his method. That he was pleased when he could take up a straw from the ground for [...]

December 22nd, 2017|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – Brother Lawrence

Daily Virtue Quote – Brother Lawrence

"His [Brother Lawrence] one method of going to God and abiding in His Presence was to do all for the love of Him. It was a matter of no consequence to him, whether he was employed on one thing or the other, provided that therein he sought God’s glory." Source: Brother Lawrence, The Practice [...]

December 16th, 2017|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – Brother Lawrence

Daily Virtue Quote – Brother Lawrence

"The practice of the Presence of God is the shortest and easiest Way to attain Christian perfection: it is the Form and Life of Virtue, it is the great Preservative from Sin. The practice will become easy, if we have but courage and a good will." Source: Brother Lawrence, The Practice of the Presence [...]

December 6th, 2017|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – Brother Lawrence

Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Alphonsus Liguori

"The Spouse in the sacred Canticles went about seeking for her Beloved; and not finding Him, she asked all whom she met: 'Have you seen Him whom my soul loveth?' (Cant. iii. 3.) Jesus was not then on earth; but now, if a soul which loves Him seeks Him, she can always find Him in [...]

October 3rd, 2017|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Alphonsus Liguori

Daily Virtue Quote – Brother Lawrence

"The practice of the Presence of God strengthens us in Hope. Our hope grows in proportion as our knowledge; and in measure as our faith by this holy practice penetrates into the hidden mysteries of God, in like measure it finds in Him a beauty beyond compare, surpassing infinitely that of earth, as also that [...]

July 5th, 2017|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – Brother Lawrence

Daily Virtue Quote – Brother Lawrence

"The first benefit which the soul receives from the Presence of God is that Faith grows more alive and active in all the events of life, particularly when we feel our need." Source: Brother Lawrence, The Practice of the Presence of God and The Spiritual Maxims

June 9th, 2017|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – Brother Lawrence

Daily Eucharist Quote – St. John Vianney

"It is certain that if we had the happiness of many saints to whom God showed Himself, sometimes as an infant in the manger, sometimes on the Cross, we would be penetrated with a very great reverence for Him. But He is not less present with us under the sacramental veil." Source: St. John [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – Brother Lawrence

"Of the Means for Attaining unto the Presence of God - The first is a great purity of life; in guarding ourselves with care… the second is a great faithfulness in the practice of His Presence, and in keeping the soul’s gaze fixed on God in faith… make it your study, before taking up any [...]

May 10th, 2017|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – Brother Lawrence

Daily Virtue Quote – Brother Lawrence

"One way to re-collect the mind easily in the time of prayer, and preserve it more in tranquility, is not to let it wander too far at other times: you should keep it strictly in the presence of God; and being accustomed to think of Him often, you will find it easy to keep your [...]

December 2nd, 2016|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – Brother Lawrence

Daily Virtue Quote – Brother Lawrence

"Lift up your heart to Him, sometimes even at your meals, and when you are in company; the least little remembrance will always be acceptable to Him. You need not cry very loud; He is nearer to us than we are aware of." Source: Brother Lawrence, The Practice of the Presence of God and [...]

October 30th, 2016|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – Brother Lawrence