Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater
poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
Do not think that love, in order to be genuine, has to be extraordinary. What we need is to love without getting tired.
Everybody today seems to be in such a terrible rush,
anxious for greater developments and greater riches and so on, so that
children have very little time for their parents. Parents have very
little time for each other, and in the home begins the disruption of
peace of the world.
I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.
I know God will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish that He didn't trust me so much.
I try to give to the poor people for love what the rich could get for money. No, I wouldn't touch a leper for a thousand
pounds; yet I willingly cure him for the love of God.
I want you to be concerned about your next door neighbor. Do you know your next door neighbor?
It is easy to love the people far away. It is not always
easy to love those close to us. It is easier to give a cup of rice to
relieve hunger than to relieve the loneliness and pain of someone
unloved in our own home. Bring love into your home for this is where
our love for each other must start.
Let us not be satisfied with just giving money. Money is not enough, money can be got, but they need your hearts to
love them. So, spread your love everywhere you go.
Let us touch the dying, the poor, the lonely and the unwanted according to the graces we have received and let us not be
ashamed or slow to do the humble work.
We can do no great things, only small things with great love.
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and
restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees,
flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun,
how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls.
Everytime you smile at someone, it is an
action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.
If you can't feed a hundred people,
then feed just one.
you judge people, you have no time to love them
I never add up. I only subtract from the total dying... . . . It is not the magnitude of
our actions but the amount of love that is put into them that matters.
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