Daily Reflection – July 21

“You know how unwilling we are to deny ourselves, how unwilling to be reproved and contradicted, how a trifling thing will make us sad, how we delight to be commended while, with a sort of natural cruelty we see blame and faults in others which we are scarcely...

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 how to be...

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 accomplished...

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 harder...

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 your work...

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 incidents...