The Wandering Desert Monk

The Wandering Desert Monk

Monday, June 26, 2017

Get ready...

"One of our sure guides along the path of life is that we do not know when earthly life will come to an end. How important that our repentance for past and present transgressions be a daily practice."

— Rev. Thomas J. Donaghy,

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Let God and Let God....

"When a person commits a fault, God certainly wishes him to humble himself, to be sorry for his sin, and to purpose never to fall into it again; but he does not wish him to be indignant with himself, and give way to trouble and agitation of mind; for, while the soul is agitated, a man is incapable of doing good."

— St. Alphonsus De Liguori, The Sermons of St. Alphonsus De Liguori, p. 259

Monday, June 19, 2017

Trust God today and everyday

"O my God, you and you alone are all wise and all knowing! You know, you have determined
everything that will happen to us from first to last. You have ordered things in the wisest way,
and you know what will be my lot year by year until I die. You know how long I have to live.
You know how I shall die. You have precisely ordained everything, sin excepted. Every event
of my life is the best for me that it could be, for it comes from you. You bring me on year by
year, by your wonderful Providence, from youth to age, with the most perfect wisdom, and
with the most perfect love."
— Bl. John Henry Cardinal Newman, Everyday Meditations p. 103