Lenten Reflections, March 1 and 2

“Put aside your hatred and animosity. Take pains to refrain from sharp words. If they escape your lips, do not be ashamed to let your lips produce the remedy, since they have caused the wounds. Pardon one another so that later on you will not remember the injury. The recollection of an injury is itself wrong. It adds to our anger, nurtures our sin and hates what is good. It is a rusty arrow and poison for the soul. It puts all virtue to flight.”
— St. Francis of Paola

 

“Only God knows the good that can come about by reading one good Catholic book.”
— St. John Bosco
Lenten Reflections, March 1 and 2

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