Today's Mercy Quote is…
We seem to forget that God calls upon us to take up our cross, and that this cross must be composed of something.
We are not the source of the ardent shape we hope to become, only the ready tinder: poor, flickering, utterly dependent on God’s designing fire.
There has been a most marked Providential Guidance which the want of prudence, vigilance or judgment has not impeded - and it is here we can most clearly see the designs of God.
A community in which this universal charity reigns is ... capable of surmounting all difficulties.
A person expands like a delicate flower to the touch of sympathy, kindness and understanding.
M Austin Carroll
They are doing the best they can; they mean well; we shall all be perfect when we go to Heaven.
M Teresa Maher
Let us rejoice when good is done, no matter by whom it is accomplished.
We should be watchful over our countenance and our whole comportment, that it may be always pleasing and never gloomy or harsh.
The starting point for all conversion is embracing the present reality.
Her idealism led her to try and alleviate human need of every kind; her realism conviced her that the Spiritual and Corporal Works of Mercy are a means of closer union with God.