“What are our real trials? By what name shall we call them? One cuts out a cross of pride, another of causeless discontent, another one of restless impatience or peevish fretfulness. But is the whole any better than children’s play if looked at with the common eye of reason, much more the pure eye of faith.”
– St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

– When I compare my own crosses to those of others, Lord, mine appear so trivial against what I see others having to bear. Help me to see my crosses as opportunities for sharing in your passion and sufferings which paid the price of my redemption.