We should never desire to be over others. Instead, we ought to be servants who are submissive to every human being for God’s sake.
Above all the grace and the gifts that Christ gives to his beloved is that of overcoming self.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
A single sunbeam is enough to drive away many shadows
Where there is charity and wisdom, there is neither fear nor ignorance
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love.
Holy charity confounds all diabolical and fleshly temptations and all fleshly fears
Praised be You, my Lord, through our Sister, Mother Earth, who sustains and governs us, producing varied fruits with colored flowers and herbs
Where there is injury let me sow pardon
It is not fitting, when one is in God’s service, to have a gloomy face or a chilling look