If you really want to do something well, you have to put your whole heart into that one thing, and only that one thing... You have to want to do it and not want to get distracted by anything, either voluntarily or involuntarily.
Trying to do the bare minimum to be a good Catholic? You're sliding towards two dark paths: either repressing your sinful desires, all the while hating the fact that you can't be like everyone else, or suffocating your conscience and falling into sin. The true path is in an entirely different direction...
The modern age gives rise to many dangers to our body and, above all, to our soul... Among these dangers, there is one that stands out among the others. Perhaps it doesn’t seem like a danger because it is cunningly hidden behind our comfort: the lack of work.
The victorious are those who seek God with all their will. They have recognized that this is the path to follow. They want to consecrate themselves to the Lord, and even though sometimes they stumble, they get up and continue on. Very few men belong to this class.