Quotes

On ‘Working Together For God’s Honor and Glory’

“You can do something I can’t do. I can do something you can’t do. Together, let us do something beautiful for God.”
— Mother Teresa; page 153 of ‘My Life with the Saints,’ Fr. James Martin, SJ, Loyola Press, 2006 A.D. —

 On ‘What Humans Are Suppose To Do’

“Human beings are created to praise, reverence and serve God our Lord, and by this means to save their souls.”
— Saint Ignatius Loyola; page 84 of ‘My Life with the Saints,’ Fr. James Martin, SJ, Loyola Press, 2006 A.D. —

On ‘Carrying One’s Cross Properly’

“To a man who once saw her cleaning the wounds of a leper and said, ‘I wouldn’t do that for a million dollars,’ Mother Teresa replied, ‘Neither would I. But I would gladly do it for Christ.'”
— Fr. James Martin, SJ; page 164 of ‘My Life with the Saints,’  Loyola Press, 2006 A.D. —

On ‘Praying For The Wrong Kind Of Virtue’

“…’the humility that comes with knowing that you’re powerless to change things, and discovering your reliance on God…’ It’s not the kind of humility I wanted… I wanted the kind of humility that when others saw me they would say, ‘Wow, he’s so humble! What a great guy!’… I wanted a humility I could be proud of!”
— Fr. James Martin, SJ from pages 245 and 246 of ‘My Life with the Saints,’ Loyola Press, 2006 A.D. —

On “Being Careful For What You Pray”

“There are more tears shed over answered prayers than over unanswered prayers.”
– – St. Teresa of Avila; Memorial Day 15 October; Doctor of the Church; born 1515 A.D. and ‘lived through her test on earth’ until called by God in the year 1582 A.D. – –

On “Do Not Be Afraid”

“Let nothing trouble you, let nothing frighten you. All things pass away. God never changes. Patience obtains everything. Whoever has God lacks nothing. God alone is enough.”
– – St. Teresa of Avila; Memorial Day 15 October; Doctor of the Church; born 1515 A.D. and ‘lived through her test on earth’ until called by God in the year 1582 A.D. – –

“Do not be afraid.”
– – Blessed Pope John Paul II – –

“Peace I leave with you: my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, do I give unto you. Let not your heart be troubled: nor let it be afraid. (pacem relinquo vobis pacem meam do vobis non quomodo mundus dat ego do vobis non turbetur cor vestrum neque formidet)”
– – Jesus Christ; Son of God Who became the ‘Son of man’; Our Lord, Our King, Our Savior; quote from The Gospel of St. John: Chapter 14 verse 27) – –

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