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Virtues of sages!

Tao Te Ching 49

The sages have no constant mind
They take the mind of the people as their mind
Those who are good, I am good to them… 67 more words

Life

Thoughts for August 29 (Beheading of St John the Baptist) from Fr Willie Doyle

There is one thing we need never be afraid of, namely, that the devil will ever tempt us to be humble. He may delude us in the practice of other virtues; indiscreet zeal, for instance, or the desire to devote our time solely to prayer.  

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Saints

Thoughts for August 28 (St Augustine) from Fr Willie Doyle

How many wish to belong entirely to Jesus without reserve or restriction? Most want to serve two masters, to be under two standards. A union of wordliness and devotion; a perpetual succession of sins and repentance; something given to grace, more to nature; fervour and tepidity by turns.

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The Testing Point of DEAF PROTEST 2015

“Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.”- CS Lewis

The DEAF PROTEST 2015 is all about testing point and I support the protest against the flawed due process and I believe that is what the protest is all about, and it has two demands, to have Deaf people bow out and the oppression to resume afresh after future Deaf citizens and returned citizens. 266 more words

Six Month Progress Review - Virtue of Beauty: Garden

Starting from the position of needing to remediate the wasteland we lived on, but knowing next to nothing about gardening, I wanted to develop a garden with lush flowers, abundant produce, weather protection and a mystical threshold.  493 more words

Beauty

8/30/2015 Purify Your Heart

Ordinary Time (Proper 17)
Song of Solomon 2:8-13, Psalm 45:1-2, 6-9, James 1:17-27, Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23

After a few weeks in the lectionary focusing on the Ephesian letter, we now return to the Gospels. 779 more words

Kingdom Of God

Thoughts for August 27 (St Monica) from Fr Willie Doyle

Don’t be stingy in giving praise, particularly with the young.

If in a community there is some sister not as edifying as she might be, but who after a retreat makes an effort to rise, be ever the one to encourage and to hold out a helping hand.

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Saints