Next year can’t come soon enough for me. There’s the possibility of heading to college, procuring another job, and finishing my book. I’m a quiet soul, but patience can be a difficult virtue to attain when there are many adventures to consider. 8 more words
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Although I am not a teacher, I am a therapist…and these have been PERFECT to use in counseling sessions with the children that I work with! 178 more words
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A want of will is the chief obstacle to our becoming saints. We are not holy because we do not really wish to become so. We would indeed gladly possess the virtues of the saints – their humility and patience, their love of suffering, their penance and zeal.
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Avoid worry, anxiety, uneasiness about anything. “The devil’s boiling pot” expresses this state of mind; one trouble ended, another crops up to take its place; the soul never at rest; there is no peace, no calm, and also no real holiness.