Archive | January, 2020

Crosses

January 29, 2020

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God is ingenious in making us crosses. He makes them of iron and of lead, which are heavy in themselves. He makes them of straw which seems to weigh nothing, and which are less difficult to carry. He makes them of gold and of precious stones, which dazzle the spectators and excite the envy of […]

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Resignation

January 24, 2020

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Golden chains are no less chains, than are chains of iron. A person may be exposed to envy and deserves to be pitied for it. Your captivity is in no way preferable to that of a person held unjustly in prison. The one thing, which should give you real consolation, is that it is God […]

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Recreation

January 18, 2020

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You should not feel troubled, it seems to me, about the diversions in which you cannot avoid taking part. Many people want to make the worst of everything, and who are upset continually, increasing their loathing of the amusements which they have to endure. For myself, I confess that I could not agree with this […]

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The Use of Time

January 16, 2020

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Christian Perfection Topics Christian Perfection is the collection of short letters or essays written by Francois de Salignac de La Mothe Fénelon (6 August 1651 to 28 March 1720), better known as François Fénelon.In my opinion, these letters are some of the most helpful Christian writings that I have ever read concerning the way of […]

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