Therefore I say unto you, all things whatsoever you ask when you pray, believe that you shall receive: and they shall come unto you..
The heroic act which merited for
St. John Gualbert his conversion
was the forgiveness of his
enemy. Let us imitate him in
this virtue, resolving never to
revenge ourselves in deed, in
word, or in thought.
"The fear of God," says St.
Bonaventure, "forbids a man to
give his heart to transitory
things, which are the true seeds
St. Henry deprived himself of
many things to enrich the house
of God. We clothe ourselves in
purple and fine linen, and leave
Jesus in poverty and neglect.
St. Camillus venerated the sick
as living images of Christ, and
by ministering to them in this
spirit did penance for the sins
of his youth, led a life
precious in merit, and from a
violent and quarrelsome soldier
became a gentle and tender