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the Lord helps those who help themselves

You should not rely solely on prayer to attain the things you want; hard work and effort will be rewarded. You can't just sit around, waiting for the phone to ring, you have to keep auditioning—the Lord helps those who help themselves.
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"THE Lord helps those who help themselves," appears to have been the guiding principle of Vatican bank boss Monsignor Nunzio Scarano.
If we are purely victims of unkind late, the reasons are best found not so much in the "how come" but in the "how to." As they say, the good Lord helps those who help themselves. The best response to adversity is resiliency.
"But I told them the Lord helps those who help themselves - and jumped in their minibus.