I am created to do something or to be something for which no one else is created; I have a place in God’s counsels, in God’s world, which no one else has; whether I be rich or poor, despised or esteemed by man, God knows me and calls me by my name.

John Henry Cardinal Newman – English Catholic clergyman (1801-1890), from his meditation “Hope in God—Creator” fom March 7, 1848, published in “Meditations and Devotions”, Part III, “Meditations on Christian Doctrine” (1893), Quotations book 2020