Tag Archives: Anger

Diffusing Anger

In his book Christian Patience, Archbishop Ullathorne discusses the nature of anger. He writes: “Anger is not a movement of power, but a weak affection of nature destructive of power, although the angry man mistakes it for power, and at … Continue reading

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Meekness

Padre Quadrupani writes: “Our Lord offers us in His Divine Person a model of all the virtues. Meekness, however, is the one that He seems to have wished more particularly to propose for our imitation since He said: ‘Learn of … Continue reading

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Praying Points

Here St. Francis de Sales gives advice on how to pray: “We are always wishing for this or that, and though we have our sweet Jesus in our breasts, we are not content. Yet it is all we can desire. … Continue reading

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Taming an Irascible Nature

Father Frassinetti writes: “You have, perhaps, a very irascible nature? This means that, when there is anything to be angry at, you easily become angry.” “When you are surprised by anger on account of some misfortune, some injury, some wrong … Continue reading

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Moderating Anger

Father Frassinetti writes: “As St. Thomas says, all wrath is not bad; and there is a just anger. ‘Do not imagine,’ says the holy doctor, ‘that anger is a passion which is to be compared with pride, or envy, or … Continue reading

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Swimming Against the Stream

Cardinal Manning notes that Satan tempts those who live voluntarily in sin; but, “they are not the chief subjects of his temptations, for this reason: they are his servants already, they are already doing his will, they already share his … Continue reading

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The Third Effect of Venial Sin

Cardinal Manning states that the third effect of venial sins is that “they dispose the soul for mortal sin. Just as ailments and slight sicknesses are the forerunners which pull down the strength and render men susceptible of greater diseases, … Continue reading

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