“Sometimes, out of our great love for God, we actually do “too much.” In the process, if God doesn’t bless our initiative, we might actually begin to doubt His fidelity. Ask yourself, do I seek God’s will before I act or just His approval after I do?”

-from Tweet Inspiration

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“Suffering overwhelms you because you take it like a coward. Meet it bravely, with a Christian spirit: and you will regard it as a treasure.”

— St. Josemaria Escriva

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“If there is one characteristic of holy people, I would say it’s honesty. They just don’t pretend anymore. They are not into pretense and performance and trying to present that they are something other than what they really are. They’ve met the enemy, and the enemy is themselves. They know that they are not that good; that “only God is good” (Mark 10:18).”

–Richard Rohr

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