Keep your eyes fixed on Him who is your guide to the heavenly country, where He is leading
you. What does it matter to you whether Jesus wishes to guide you to Heaven by way of the
desert or by the meadow, so long as he is always with you and you arrive at the possession of a
Let us remember that the Heart of Jesus has called us not only for our own sanctification, but
also for that of other souls. He wants to be helped in the salvation of souls.
St Pio of Pietrelcina (Padre Pio), 1887 – 1968