Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections, but instantly set about remedying them — every day begin the task anew.
The test of a preacher is that his congregation goes away saying, not “What a lovely sermon” but, “I will do something!”
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength.
We must never undervalue any person. The workman loves not that his work should be despised in his presence. Now God is present everywhere, and every person is His work.
Happy feast day, St. Francis de Sales! Pray for us!!