Friday, January 25, 2008

Quote from St. Francis de Sales

Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength.
- St. Francis de Sales

Yesterday was his feast day and I read this last night after having my preschool class, so it really made sense to me. This shall become my motto, something to work toward with the little ones. It is always a struggle to try to find this balance, to be both firm and patient. It's easy to swing toward either over-indulgence or impatience. St. Francis de Sales, pray for us. Dear readers, pray for me.

Hat tip to A Catholic Mom in Hawaii, Esther.


Mrs Jackie Parkes MJ said...

great quote!

Margaret Mary Myers said...

Thank you, Jackie.

I am always edified by your blog.