Daily Reflection – November 4

“Changing places does not change a man.” – St. Vincent de Paul O Lord, when I am tempted to think that a change of place will change me, help me to see that I am the one who needs to do the changing.

Daily Reflection – November 3

“Foresight is a good thing as long as it is subjected to God and His plans– but it becomes excessive when we put ourselves out to avoid something we apprehend. We expect more from our own endeavors than from God’s Providence and we imagine we are...

Daily Reflection – November 2

“One of the first rules of my happiness is to be satisfied with good in whatever degree I can attain it.” – St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Heavenly Father, even as an earthly father is pleased with the simplest show of affection from his child, I know you...

Daily Reflection – November 1

“Insensibility prevents us from being touched at the sight of the corporal and spiritual wretchedness of our neighbor; it leaves us without charity, without zeal, unmoved at the offenses committed against God.” – St. Vincent de Paul Give me, Lord, a...

Daily Reflection – October 31

“Do you think this will discredit you? We would have to keep ourselves shut up in a box not to be exposed to some annoyance or other!” – St. Vincent de Paul O Father, sometimes I am overly sensitive about the opinions of others. Never let these...

Daily Reflection – October 30

“Though for a time we may have yielded to temptation, let us now take courage and conquer the enemy by doing violence to self.” – St. Vincent de Paul Forgive me, Lord, for the times I have yielded to temptation and sinned. Knowing that you love me so...