Martyred Missionary to Ecuador
God always gives His best to those who leave the choice with him.
He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose.
Wherever you are - be all there.
Wherever It is true that a fellow cannot ignore women - but he can think of them as he ought - as sisters, not as sparring partners.
Most laws condemn the soul and pronounce sentence. The result of the law of my God is perfect.
It condemns but forgives. It restores - more than abundantly - what it takes away.
I many no longer depend on pleasant impulses to bring me before the Lord.
I must rather response to principles I know to be right, whether I feel them to be enjoyable or not.
Feast of Stephen, Deacon, First Martyr, the man who will not act until he knows all will never act at all.
Grieve not, then, if your sons seem to desert you, but rejoice, rather, seeing the will of God done gladly.
The sound of 'gentle stillness' after all the thunder and wind have passed will the ultimate Word from God.