Margaret Anna Fridays ... Vow Day!

Most Fridays, I’m going to share a quote from the founder of my groovy sisters, Margaret Anna Cusack, known in religion as Mother Francis Clare. Today is the day that I profess my perpetual vows as a Sister of St. Joseph of Peace.  These words are perfect ones to reflect on this day:

In God's name let us resolve from this moment to become saints--nothing less will do; and let us remember that to become saints we must do the will of God.  Talking and wishing and beginning will not be sufficient. ... Our sanctity is doing our ordinary duties and living our ordinary life perfectly. ... The saints did just the same things we do.  They ate and drank and slept and took recreation; some of them never undertook any extraordinary actions; yet they were saints.

(There's a resonance with Dorothy Day here, don't you think?)

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