Daily Reflection – July 20

“O sir, what a faithful image of Our Lord is participation in the meekness and humility of his heart! How it portrays his manner of acting, especially when firmness accompanies it.” – St. Vincent de Paul – Lord, in imitation of you, teach me...

Daily Reflection – July 19

“We must receive with respect whatever God presents to us, and then examine the situation with its circumstances in order to do what is most expedient.” – St. Vincent de Paul – In resolving situations in my work, Lord, nothing can be...

Daily Reflection – July 18

“Let us patiently bear the contradictions and repugnances we encounter in the discharge of duty, since our actions are thereby rendered more agreeable to God.” – St. Louise de Marillac – Teach me, Lord, the discipline of patience, which I find...

Daily Reflection – July 17

“Today’s efforts will make tomorrow’s easier.” – St. Vincent de Paul – How easy it is for me to put off what is difficult and waste time on non-essentials. Lord, teach me to discipline myself and keep my priorities straight, that...

Daily Reflection – July 16

“What can shut us out from the love of Him, who will ever dwell within us through love?” – St. Elizabeth Ann Seton – Heavenly Father, soften my heart when anger closes me off from those who have upset me. Help me to overlook and forget these...

Daily Reflection – July 15

“There is no charity without justice, nor does it permit us to do more than we reasonably can.” – St. Vincent de Paul – This truth should be a guiding principle for me as I go about my work, Lord.