Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Peacemakers

“Now a peacemaker is a man who gives peace to another; but one cannot give another what he himself does not possess” Continue reading

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The Pure in Heart

“He means…those whose conduct of life is in sober-mindedness. For there is nothing more needful to see God as this last virtue.” Continue reading

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The Merciful

Manifold are the ways to show mercy, and this commandment is broad. What then is the prize? Continue reading

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The Hungry and Thirsty

“The possession of virtue on the other hand, where it is once firmly established, is neither circumscribed by time nor limited by satiety.” Continue reading

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