Be generous to the poor orphans and those in need. The man to whom our Lord has been liberal ought not to be stingy. We shall one day find in Heaven as much rest and joy as we ourselves have dispensed in this life.
Little by little he came to recognize the difference between the spirits that agitated him, one from the enemy and one from God.
I can love a person in this life only insofar as he tries to advance in the praise and service of God our Lord; for the man who loves anything for itself and not for the sake of God, does not love God with his whole heart.
Remember that the good angels do what they can to preserve men from sin and obtain God's honor. But they do not lose courage when men fail.