Thoughts of the Cure d'Ars Apr 24, 2019 16:20:59 GMT Quote Select PostDeselect PostLink to PostBack to Top Post by Hildegard on Apr 24, 2019 16:20:59 GMT Page 24O MY child, use your voice always for the glory of God and the salvation of souls.- Of the Gift of Speech (M.)ST. IGNATIUS, lying wounded in a Hospital, began to read the lives of the saints. On learning what conflicts they hadbeen through and with what courage they had fought for God, he saidto himself; "Now, why can'tI do what these Saints have done?Have I not the same God who will help me to fight, the same Heaven to hope for,and the same Hell to fear?" - On Devout Practices (E.)If we love someone very much, is it necessary that we should see him in order to think of him?- Counsel (T.)SOMETIMES, temptations are useful in making us recapture our lost sense of thePresence of God by means of an act of love or aspiration.- On Temptations (C.)THE grace of God helps us to walk and supports us. He is as necessary to usas crutches are to a lame man.- The Cure d'Ars in his Catechisms (Sp.)THE Blessed Virgin's life was full of sorry . . . .Every time her tender glance fell upon her Divine Son, she suffered . . . .- Sermon for the feast of the Nativity of Our Lady.