“Ceasing to struggle because of our defects when there is opposition to a serious mistake can lead us to that form of pride called pusillanimity, lack of courage and strength to bear misfortune or undertake large enterprises.”
–Francis Fernandez, In Conversation with God, Vol. 2
Am I being tempted in this way today? Regarding what? How can I overcome this temptation?
(Quote from Graceful Living)
Feast of St. Polycarp, Bishop and Martyr (D. 155)
“Leave me as I am. The one who gives me strength to endure the fire will also give me strength to stay quite still on the pyre, even without the precaution of your nails.”
–St. Polycarp at his martyrdom Read the rest…