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Tuesday, May 31, 2005

Berenike's Little Book of Life Thoughts


If you want to be nice old ladies, you have to start now.

(Unidentified Benedictine novice-mistress)

If you're not ready to die today, what makes you think you'll be ready tomorrw?

(Thomas a Kempis, paraphrased)

All you have to do to get a sun tan is sit in the sun.

(Passionist sister in Glasgow on praying before the Blessed Sacrament)

And who do you think you're going to convert by your example?

(Sermon at papal institute)

There is no excuse for being lazy.

(Dominican sermon at same)