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Day 241 of 365 Days with God

Depression comes from not having faults but from refusal to face them. There are tens of thousands of persons today suffering from fears which in reality are nothing but the effects of hidden sin. The examination of conscience will cure us of self- deception. It will also cure us of depression!

—  Bishop Fulton Sheen

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Day 236 of 365 Days With God

We should have frequent recourse to prayer, and persevere a long time in it. God wishes to be solicited. He is not weary of hearing us.  The treasure of His graces is infinite. We can do nothing more pleasing to him than to beg incessantly that He bestow them upon us.

—  St. John Baptist de la Salle

Day 235 of 365 Days With God

It was His Will that after His death the Church should give us His image in the crucifix, that he might appear to us in a condition of utmost ignominy. And why? He did it because He knew the worth of humility and the danger of the sin which opposes it.

—  St. Vincent de Paul

Day 232 of 365 Days With God

Spiritual joy arises from purity of the heart and perseverance in prayer.

— St. Francis of Assisi

Day 231 of 365 Days With God

The rosary is said not with the lips alone, muttering Hail Marys one after the other. … For a Christian vocal prayer must spring from the heart, so that while the rosary is said, the mind can enter into contemplation of each one of the mysteries.

— St. Josemaria Escriva

Day 230 of 365 Days With God

Take heed not to foster thy own judgment, for, without doubt, it will inebriate thee; as there is no difference between an intoxicated man and one full of his own opinion, and one is no more capable of reasoning than the other.

— St. Francis de Sales

Day 229 of 365 Days with God

To harbor no envy, no anger, no resentment against an offender is still not to have charity for him. It is possible, without any charity, to  avoid rendering evil for evil. But to render, spontaneously, good for  evil – such belongs to a perfect spiritual love.

—  St. Maximus the Confessor