It is poverty to decide that a child must die so that you may live as you wish.
Love is a fruit in season at all times, and within reach of every hand.
Love, to be real, must cost, it must hurt, it must empty us of self.
Somebody loves us, too -- God Himself. We have been created to love and to be loved.
We are all pencils in the hand of God.
The child is God's gift to the family. Each child is created in the special image and likeness of God for greater things; to love and to be loved.
The success of love is in the loving; it is not in the result of loving. Of course it is natural in love to want the best for the other person, but whether it turns out that way or not does not determine the value of what we have done.
There is a tremendous strength that is growing in the world through sharing together, praying together, suffering together, and working together.
I never will understand all the good that a simple smile can accomplish.
To show great love for God and our neighbor we need not do great things. It is how much love we put in the doing that makes our offering something beautiful for God.
We, the unwilling, led by the unknowing, are doing the impossible for the ungrateful. We have done so much, for so long, with so little, we are now qualified to do anything with nothing.