If I cannot add to my own low level of understanding, I could ill afford to try to raise that of others, seeing that it belongs to our Creator and Lord to give much or little.
Above all, remember that God looks for solid virtues in us, such as patience, humility, obedience, abnegation of your own will - that is, the good will to serve Him and our neighbor in Him. His providence allows us other devotions only insofar as He sees that they are useful to us.
One rare and exceptional deed is worth far more than a thousand commonplace ones.
We should always be disposed to believe that that which appears white is really black, if the hierarchy of the Church so decides.
C. Thomas Howell