When your heart roams or gets distracted lead it back very gently, softly putting it close to its Master; and even if you spend your whole hour doing nothing except gathering up your heart quite calmly and putting it close to Our Lord, and even if your heart does nothing except turn away as soon as you have led it back, your hour will have been very well spent

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Francis de Sales, C.O., O.M., (French: François de Sales; Italian: Francesco di Sales; 21 August 1567 – 28 December 1622) was a French Catholic prelate who served as Bishop of Geneva and is revered as a saint in the Catholic Church. He became noted for his deep faith and his...

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