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  • Just as a mother finds pleasure in taking her little child on her lap, there to feed and caress him, in like manner our loving God shows His fondness for His beloved souls who have given themselves entirely to Him and have placed all their hope in His goodness.
    (Alphonsus Liguori)

  • But You never reject a repentant and humble heart.
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  • True, He is infinite Majesty, but He is also infinite Goodness and infinite Love. There can be no greater Lord than God; neither can there be a more ardent lover than He.
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  • And divine grace is the inestimable treasure through which vile creatures and servants like ourselves become dear friends of our Creator.
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  • Yet you should practice the greatest possible love and confidence in treating with Him.
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  • Ask those who love Him with a sincere love, and they will tell you that they find no greater or prompter relief amid the troubles of their life than in loving conversation with their Divine Friend.
    (Alphonsus Liguori)

  • You are not asked to apply your mind continually to the thought of God and lay aside the fulfillment of your duties and your recreations.
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  • God is displeased at the diffidence of souls who love Him sincerely and whom He Himself loves.
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  • What grieves me most in my past offenses, O my loving God, is not so much the punishment I have deserved, as the displeasure I have given You, Who are worthy of infinite love.
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  • Speak to Him often of your business, your plans, your troubles, your fears - of everything that concerns you.
    (Alphonsus Liguori)

  • If you wish to strengthen your confidence in God still more, often recall the loving way in which He has acted toward you, and how mercifully He has tried to bring you out of your sinful life, to break your attachment to the things of earth and draw you to His love.
    (Alphonsus Liguori)

  • Who is there that ever receives a gift and tries to make bargains about it? Let us, then, return thanks for what He has bestowed on us. Who can tell whether, if we had had a larger share of ability or stronger health, we should not have possessed them to our destruction.
    (Alphonsus Liguori)

  • Nothing else is required than to act toward God, in the midst of your occupations, as you do, even when busy, toward those who love you and whom you love.
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  • Your God is ever beside you - indeed, He is even within you.
    (Alphonsus Liguori)

  • It is a great mistake, as we have already remarked, to be afraid of Him and to act in His presence like a timid and craven slave trembling with fright before his master.
    (Alphonsus Liguori)


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