Daily Reflection – October 19

“What ordinarily deceives us is the appearance of good according to human reason which never, or rarely, falls in with the Divine.” – St. Vincent de Paul – Help me, O Lord, to look beyond appearances and hold fast to what is honest and...

Daily Reflection – October 18

“Let us mistrust desires for change. Who are we who seek to choose our path? Let us abandon ourselves to Divine guidance.” – St. Louise de Marillac Lord, when I find myself envying others who are following what appears to be some other, more...

Daily Reflection – October 17

“Our Lord has no use for our knowledge or our good works if he does not possess our heart; and even this heart he does not wish if we do not give it to him when he asks.” – St. Vincent de Paul – Lord, I praise you with all my heart this day....

Daily Reflection – October 16

“Our Lord wants us to serve him with judgment; all the rest is indiscreet zeal.” – St. Vincent de Paul – It is hard, Lord, to make correct judgments. Be with me at those times when issues are serious and solutions hard to reach. Lord, you are...

Daily Reflection – October 15

“O Lord, keep us in thy way, direct us in thy paths, recall our wanderings, make us to hear thy voice with gladness and to rejoice in thy salvation.” – St. Elizabeth Ann Seton – Heavenly Father, when will I learn that only in you will I find...

Daily Reflection – October 14

“The will of God cannot be made known to us more clearly than when events happen without our concurrence or contrary to what we had asked.” – St. Vincent de Paul – When things don’t go as I planned, Lord, help me to see with the eyes of...