…God is so good that, just as it is not the sun’s fault that everyone cannot see, but it is because they lack sight or close the window or their eyes, in the same way God sends graces to everyone, and it does not depend on God that everyone be saved.
Vincent de Paul (Volume: 13a | Page#: 169) A Study on Grace
Can I claim to be doing God’s will when I turn a blind eye to the needs of my Neighbor?
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.