We must devote our whole life to doing God’s Will everywhere and in all things, marked out for us by the observance of our rules. You see… we’ll always be doing it every time we don’t do our own will; and if we do our own, we won’t be doing God’s Will.
Vincent de Paul (Volume: 11 | Page#: 329) Repetition of Prayer, 2-3 November, 1656
What are the rules I most live by?
Quotes sources: Saint Vincent de Paul / Correspondence, Conferences, Documents; Brooklyn, NY: New City Press, 1999; Pierre Coste, Editor. Spiritual writings of Louise de Marillac. Edited and translated from the original French edition by Louise Sullivan, D.C. Brooklyn, New York: New City Press, 1991.