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" "In the first place it should be known that if a person is seeking God, his beloved is seeking him much more." — St. John of the Cross

Monday, November 10, 2014

Monday Musings - What Are The Most Important Works of Charity?

Certainly we need to feed the hungry, clothe the naked, care for the sick and visit the imprisoned. These are all vital and necessary acts of charity. They are not, however,  the end all of our obligations. 

There are  other works of charity that are more difficult to do than those listed above and,  in the view of a forgotten Dominican Friar, who authored one of the most widely read spiritual books of all time, The Sinner's Guide, more important. 

His words deserve our attention, contemplation and response:

1 comment:

  1. It seems to me that these works become much easier when we are detached from our own will and accept our neighbor just as he is, not what we think he should be.