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"You will practice charity better by preserving yourself to serve your neighbor for a long time than by wearing yourself out in a short time over the salvation of a few." (CCD 8:42) - St. Vincent de Paul - Dear Father, guide me when I am tempted to neglect my health...

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"God exacts great purity of intention from those who serve him; they should guard most carefully against vain glory." - St. Louise de Marillac (SW:703) - Keep far from me, Lord, the desire to be appreciated for everything I do. Instead, today I will go out of my way...

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"Sooner or later, good works speak a far more advantageous language than whatever is done for ostentation and display." (CCD 2:311) - St. Vincent de Paul - O Lord, may I find true contentment in working quietly, knowing that my only true reward is in knowing it is...

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"Envy begins to appear here regarding the employment you expected. Charity, humility and patience will dispel this cloud, I hope." (CCD 9:556) - St. Vincent de Paul - Whenever I am overlooked or disregarded, Lord, keep me from all thoughts of self-pity or regret. Your...

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"Though our service be rejected, let us believe that whatever happens is for the best. Do we not know that God draws his own glory from contempt?" (SW:290) - St. Louise de Marillac - Rejection is never easy to accept; especially when it comes from those I have...

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"The joy of Christmas is not a joy made up of childhood memories, of Christian customs piously retained; it is a profound and ever new joy, a joy of today." - Reverend Joseph Jamet, CM - Lord, Jesus, can I ever thank you enough for the tremendous gift of redemption...

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"Give me a man of prayer, and he will be capable of doing all things." (CCD 11:76) - St. Vincent de Paul - When I am so bogged down with the pressures of work and there are no possible solutions to problems I face, inspire me to pause and lift my burden to you who...

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"We must strive to soften our hearts and make them sensitive to the suffering and worries of the neighbor." (CCD 12:221) - St. Vincent de Paul - Lord, create in me a sensitive heart, always open to those who need a listening ear or a helping hand.

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"While I warn you of your faults, my own come before my eyes!" - St. Vincent de Paul - Whenever I must correct anyone, Lord, keep before me my own faults and let me do it in the same way I myself would like to be treated.

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"Let us leave to God our justification." (SW:650) - St. Louise de Marillac - When I am unjustly criticized, instead of becoming defensive about it, I will leave the justification to you, Lord.

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