DAY 23 - MARY, CAUSE OF OUR JOY, PRAY THAT WE RECEIVE THE FRUIT OF GENTLENESS!
GUIDE TO MENTAL PRAYER: HERE
Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. (Matthew 11:29)
Put on then, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience (Colossians 3:12)
Nothing appeases an enraged elephant so much as the sight of a little lamb. -St. Francis de Sales
When you encounter difficulties and contradictions, do not try to break them, but bend them with gentleness and time. -St. Francis de Sales
He who can preserve gentleness amid pains, and peace amid worry multitude of affairs, is almost perfect. -St. Francis de Sales
Mildness is gentle disposition and behavior. A perfection of love which tempers justice by avoiding unnecessary actions that might provoke anger or resentment (Fr. John Hardon, Modern Catholic Dictionary).