Daily Reflection – September 12

“Religion does not limit the powers of the affections, for our Blessed Savior sanctifies and approves in us all the endearing ties and connections of our existence. Religion alone can bind the cord over which neither circumstances, time, nor death have any...

Daily Reflection – September 11

“Is it to be expected that all the world approve our every proceeding and we never have occasion to find fault with the deportment of others? In that case, God would have to change human nature.” – St. Vincent de Paul – Heavenly Father, help me...

Daily Reflection – September 10

“For very just reasons, God sometimes conceals from his servants the fruits of their labors, even though he blesses them with very great results.” – St. Vincent de Paul When what I am doing doesn’t seem to have much meaning or the outcome seems...

Daily Reflection – September 9

“Our dear Savior was never in extremes.” – St. Elizabeth Ann Seton – One of my greatest needs is for balance in my life, Lord. When I begin to go off on this or that tangent, bring me back to you, who are the center of my life and all things...

Daily Reflection – September 8

“You have a thousand reasons for rejoicing in God and for hoping for everything from him through Our Lord who dwells within you.” – St. Vincent de Paul – During the day, I will find at least one specific reason for rejoicing and make it a...

Daily Reflection – September 7

“Many contradictory things happen to us: unfavorable opinions about ourselves, our works, our intentions. These contradictions have the advantage of preventing vain-glory, of obliging us to throw ourselves more confidently into the arms of God.” –...