Be faithful in small things, 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
Do not think that love, in order to be genuine,
has to be extraordinary. What we need is to love without
Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to
Each one of them is Jesus in disguise.
Even the rich are hungry for love, for being
cared for, for being wanted, for having someone to call their
Everytime you smile at someone, it is an action
of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.
God doesn't require us to succeed; he only
requires that you try.
Good works are links that form a chain of
I am a little pencil in the hand of a writing God
who is sending a love letter to the world.
I do not pray for success, I ask for
I have found the paradox, that if you love until
it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more
I know God will not give me anything I can't
handle. I just wish that He didn't trust me so
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
I want you to be concerned about your next door
neighbor. Do you know your next door neighbor?
If we have no peace, it is because we have
forgotten that we belong to each other.
If we want a love message to be heard, it has got
to be sent out. To keep a lamp burning, we have to keep
putting oil in it.
If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed
If you judge people, you have no time to love
If you want a love message to be heard, it has
got to be sent out. To keep a lamp burning, we have to keep
putting oil in it.
In this life we cannot do great things. We can
only do small things with great love.
Intense love does not measure, it just
It is a kingly act to assist the
It is a poverty to decide that a child must die
so that you may live as you wish.
It is impossible to walk rapidly and be
It is not the magnitude of our actions but the
amount of love that is put into them that matters.
Jesus said love one another. He didn't say love
the whole world.
Joy is a net of love by which you can catch
Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but
their echoes are truly endless.
Let us always meet each other with smile, for the
smile is the beginning of love.
Let us more and more insist on raising funds of
love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace. Money will come
if we seek first the Kingdom of God - the rest will be
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
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.
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is
the most terrible poverty.
Loneliness is the most terrible
Love begins at home, and it is not how much we
do... but how much love we put in that action.
Love begins by taking care of the closest ones -
the ones at home.
Love is a fruit in season at all times, and
within reach of every hand.
Many people mistake our work for our vocation.
Our vocation is the love of Jesus.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to
Our life of poverty is as necessary as the work
itself. Only in heaven will we see how much we owe to the poor
for helping us to love God better because of them.
Peace begins with a smile.
Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever
come to you without leaving happier.
Sweetest Lord, make me appreciative of the
dignity of my high vocation, and its many responsibilities.
Never permit me to disgrace it by giving way to coldness,
unkindness, or impatience.
The biggest disease today is not leprosy or
tuberculosis, but rather the feeling of being
The greatest destroyer of peace is abortion
because if a mother can kill her own child, what is left for
me to kill you and you to kill me? There is nothing
The hunger for love is much more difficult to
remove than the hunger for bread.
The miracle is not that we do this work, but that
we are happy to do it.
The most terrible poverty is loneliness and the
feeling of being unloved.
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
There are no great things, only small things with
great love. Happy are those.
There is always the danger that we may just do
the work for the sake of the work. This is where the respect
and the love and the devotion come in - that we do it to God,
to Christ, and that's why we try to do it as beautifully as
There is more hunger in the world for love and
appreciation in this world than for bread.
There must be a reason why some people can afford
to live well. They must have worked for it. I only feel angry
when I see waste. When I see people throwing away things that
we could use.
We are all pencils in the hand of God.
We can do no great things, only small things with
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.
We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just
a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of
that missing drop.
We shall never know all the good that a simple
smile can do.
We think sometimes that poverty is only being
hungry, naked and homeless. The poverty of being unwanted,
unloved and uncared for is the greatest poverty. We must start
in our own homes to remedy this kind of poverty.
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.
Words which do not give the light of Christ
increase the darkness.