Showing posts with the label St. John of God

Good Works, While There's Time

...St. John of God –  “the Waif,”  as he is described in one account of his life -- spent the last few years of his life in unstinting service to the destitute, for the love of God. My Laudate app (I do love certain bits of modern technology) advised me this morning of something the saint said: “Labour without stopping; do all the good work you can while you still have the time.” Those words startled me, coming as they did after I’d had my morning helping of Twitter and its hashtags. St. John might have been speaking to me.  Put the phone down. Stop trying to be clever. There’s work to do. Read the full post at