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1/31/2013 Saint quote of the Day

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Let us regard those boys over whom we have some authority as our own sons. Let us place ourselves in their service. Let us be ashamed to assume an attitude of superiority. Let us not rule over them except for the purpose of serving them better.

This was the method that Jesus used with the apostles. He put up with their ignorance and roughness and even their infidelity. He treated sinners with a kindness and affection that caused some to be shocked, others to be scandalized and still others to hope for God's mercy. And so he bade us to be gentle and humble of heart.

-- Saint John Bosco from a letter
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DOUBLEMME 2/1/2013 10:47PM

    I live in Turin, the city that John Bosco loved and greatly helped.
On the feast of St. John Bosco, our Archbishop has invited us to reflect on a great gift that this saint did to all humanity: the care and love for the young and with them to build the future.
Society often looks to the younger generation as the object of care in expectation of what will be, rather than enhance what they already are today for the entire community.
John Bosco in education has accompanied the young people to experience how great is the joy of a good life according to the Gospel and educators to establish a sincere relationship with them based on love before teaching outside the person. He said that education is a matter of love.
The young people need to feel loved.
Love gives rise to a mutual relationship that enriches both the one and the other, a relationship so not one way.
John Bosco insisted that every young person is aware of its real potential and appreciates himself.

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PATRICIAAK 1/31/2013 8:28PM

    We are all equal in God's eyes.

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WALLAHALLA 1/31/2013 2:44PM

    can't expect to receive mercy if we are unwilling to be merciful to others

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    THANKS DEE... LAST DAY OF THE MONTH........ I CAN'T BELIEVE IT'S GOING TO BE FEB ALREADY.... emoticon

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    Thank you for posting!
Amen

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