Don’t stress if you notice that others…
are doing a better job than you in Love’s Design. It’s a joint effort, not a competition.
The Maxims of the Little Institute of the Sisters of St. Joseph were written by our founder, Father Jean-Pierre Médaille, SJ, in the late 1600s as fundamental principles which a person seeking a life with God could follow.
Sister Susan Wilcox, CSJ of Brentwood, NY and a group of her high school students provided the contemporary translations.
Original Maxim 79, as written by Fr. Médaille: