From "The Minor Works".
"To lose always and let everyone else win is the trait of valiant souls..." (58)
"Take neither great nor little notice of who is with you or against you and try always to please God. Ask that His will be done in you an. Love Him intensely, as He deserves to be loved." (76)
Image: One of the very best images of St. John I have ever seen. Francisco Antonio Gijón (1653–c. 1721) and unknown painter (possibly Domingo Mejías)