-St. Francis de Sales
What difficulty or contradiction do I need to “bend with gentleness and time?” Can I exercise the necessary patience to do it?
Section Three: Life Giving Words
With ingenious tact, she draws attention to her neighbor’s virtues, speaks about edifying things she has seen, and wields more influence by such delicacy than she would by calling attention to faults. Always amiable and patient, she endures all kinds of disappointments and frustrations with a serene countenance, without anger or resentment.”