[We] are in this world only to receive and carry out God’s orders. On our part, we should be satisfied with striving to omit nothing which can advance His work.
Vincent de Paul (Volume: 5 | Page#: 7) To Nicolas Guillot, 15 August, 1653
Do I know my purpose and place in this world?
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.