Difference between revisions of "Maxims and Sayings of St. Philip Neri"

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maxim[7][25] = "He who works purely for the love of God desires nothing but His honor, and thus is ready in everything either to act or not to act, not just in indifferent matters, but even in good ones; and he is always resigned to the Will of God.";
 
maxim[7][25] = "He who works purely for the love of God desires nothing but His honor, and thus is ready in everything either to act or not to act, not just in indifferent matters, but even in good ones; and he is always resigned to the Will of God.";
 
maxim[7][26] = "The Lord grants in a moment what we may have been unable to obtain in dozens of years.";
 
maxim[7][26] = "The Lord grants in a moment what we may have been unable to obtain in dozens of years.";
maxim[7][27] = "To obtain perfectly the gift of humility, four things are required: to despise the world, to despise no one else, to despise oneself, and to despise being despised.";
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maxim[7][27] = "To obtain perfectly the gift of humility, four things are required: to despise the world, to despise oneself, to despise no one else, and to despise being despised.";
 
maxim[7][28] = "Perfection consists in leading captive our own will, and in playing the king over it.";
 
maxim[7][28] = "Perfection consists in leading captive our own will, and in playing the king over it.";
 
maxim[7][29] = "A man ought to mortify his understanding in little things if he wishes to mortify it easily in great ones and to advance in the way of virtue.";
 
maxim[7][29] = "A man ought to mortify his understanding in little things if he wishes to mortify it easily in great ones and to advance in the way of virtue.";

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Virgin Mary, Mother of God

Maxims from September 7 and 8
To obtain the protection of our Blessed Lady in our most urgent wants, it is very useful to say sixty-three times, after the fashion of a Rosary, “Virgin Mary, Mother of God, pray to Jesus for me.”
When we make this prayer to our Blessed Lady, we give her every possible praise in the least possible compass, because we call her by her name of MARY, and give her those two great titles of Virgin, and Mother of God, and then name JESUS, the fruit of her most pure womb.