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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Peter Julian Eymard

"Nothing is more frightfully true than this principle, namely, that what has once enslaved us always retains its power over us, even after our deliverance. It is the law of strength against weakness, the chastisement that sin brings with it. Hence it is, that so many persons converted and purified, fall back on the first [...]

2020-03-15T18:24:26-04:00July 5th, 2016|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – St. Peter Julian Eymard

Daily Virtue Quote – St. Francis de Sales

"When we judge our own heart guilty, if we treat it gently, rather in a spirit of pity than anger, encouraging it to amendment, its repentance will be much deeper and more lasting than if stirred up in vehemence and wrath." Source: St. Francis de Sales, Introduction to the Devout Life, Random House, Inc., [...]

2020-03-15T18:24:46-04:00May 25th, 2016|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – St. Francis de Sales