Golden Sands: a Collection of Little Counsels for the Sanctification and Happiness of Daily Life

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Benziger Brothers, 1882 - Meditations

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Page 122 - that I may do a great deal of good without ever knowing it!' "The angels were greatly perplexed. They took counsel together, and resolved upon the following plan: Every time the saint's shadow should fall behind him or at either side, so that he could not see it, it should have the power to cure disease, soothe pain, and comfort sorrow. "And so it came to pass. When the saint walked along, his shadow, thrown on the ground on either side or behind him, made arid paths green, caused withered plants...
Page 132 - O my God! I love Thee above all things, with my whole heart and soul, because Thou art all-good and worthy of all love. I love my neighbor as myself for the love of Thee. I forgive all who have injured me, and ask pardon of all whom I have injured.
Page 138 - Des ailes! pour voler bien loin de notre terre, Loin du deuil, de la mort, loin des noirs ouragans ! Des ailes pour porter mes pleurs et ma prière Au bon Dieu de ma mère et des petits enfants. Des ailes! pour quitter nos misères profondes! Des ailes! pour aller où finit la douleur! Des ailes! pour aller au-delà de nos mondes!

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