"It is better to be burdened and in company with the strong than to be unburdened and with the weak. When you are burdened you are close to God, your strength, who abides with the afflicted. When you are relieved of the burden you are close to yourself, your own weakness; for virtue and strength of soul grow and are confirmed in the trials of patience."
St John of the Cross, OCD - Doctor of the Church
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"It is well to choose some one good devotion, and to stick to it, and never to abandon it."
St Philip Neri
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"Those who love God are always happy, because their whole happiness is to fulfill, even in adversity, the will of God."