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12. A Mission in Life (Matthew 5:13-16)

“Of all divine things, the most godlike is to cooperate with God in the conversion of sinners.” — St Denis the Areopagite Matthew 5:13-16 “You are the salt of the earth. But if salt becomes tasteless, what can make it salty again? It is good for nothing, and can only be thrown out to be trampled underfoot by men. You are the light of the world. A city built on a hill-top cannot be hidden.... Read More

Friendship: What It Is and What It Isn’t

January 14, 2014 by  
Filed under Book Club, Sarah Reinhard

An Introduction to the Devout Life (Week 9 of 14) Some will tell you that it is better to have no especial friendships or attachments, that they engross the heart, distract the mind, and foster jealousies; but such are mistaken. They have read in the works of saints and devout writers that individual attachments and excessive friendships are hurtful in the religious life, and imagine it to be the... Read More

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