GOD often leaves us to be buffeted by the waves, in order to try our fidelity.
It seems that he is deaf to our prayers.
But let us be sure that he really hears us, and strengthens us by his grace to resist all the assaults of our enemies.
From Thoughts from St Alphonsus for Every Day
Compiled by Rev. C. McNeiry, C.SS.R.
Imprimatur: Joseph Hull, C.SS.R., Prov. Angl. Sup.
Nihil Obstat: Innocentlus Apap, O.P., S.T.M., Censor Deptutatus.
Imprimatur: Edm. Can. Surmont, Vicarius Generalis.
Westmonasterii, Die 9a Junii, 1927.
First published 1927