These two quotations I placed in my Prayer Journal in 2012.
They are both from persons I greatly love and admire.
Blessings and love, Fr. Jack
From Henri Nouwen (1932 - 1996). He was a Dutch Catholic Priest, professor, writer, and theologian. His interests were primarily in psychology, pastoral ministry, and social justice.
"Our experience with loneliness, depression, and fear can become a gift for others,
especially when we have received good care." (From his book, "The Wounded Warrior.")
From Saint Francis of Assisi, Friar. (Died Oct.4, 1226)
"You may be the only Gospel your neighbor will ever read."