Tag Archives: Simplicity

As Tomorrow Becomes Today

St. Francis de Sales gives the following advice to those who worry excessively about what tomorrow will bring: “Have no care for the morrow; think only of doing well to-day, and when to-morrow shall have become to-day then we shall … Continue reading

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The Heart of St. Francis de Sales

In the following excerpts, St. Francis de Sales describes a vigorous, faithful, confident heart: “I see you with your vigorous heart which loves and wills powerfully. I like it, for what are those half-dead hearts good for? We must make … Continue reading

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External Senses – Part 3 of 3

Concluding his discussion on bringing the five external senses under the control of reason, Father Geiermann mentions the senses of smell, taste, and touch. Concerning the sense of smell, he notes: “St. Bonaventure exhorts his readers to dispense with the … Continue reading

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