Tag Archives: Wisdom

For These Thoughts Of Anthony The Great (A Few Words For Wednesday)

From Sr. Benedicta Ward’s The Sayings of the Desert Fathers, here are four sayings attributed to St. Anthony the Great. Advertisements

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The Monk’s Life, In One Paragraph (A Few Thoughts For Thursday)

What follows is from Thomas Merton’s translation of sayings from the Desert Fathers, The Wisdom of the Desert . An elder said: Here is the monk’s life work. Obedience, meditation, not judging others, not reviling, not complaining. For it is … Continue reading

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For Your Saintly Quote of the Week

  “The times are never so bad that a good man cannot live in them.” —St. Thomas More  

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Food For Thought From St. Maximus the Confessor

And he’s not just talking about food here, either. Learn more about him at the YIMCatholic Bookshelf.

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And Now You Know Why The Italian Press Isn’t Exactly the Gold Standard of Journalism

So when we learn the details of Scalfari’s interview, it’s like Simcha Fisher says,

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Thoughts from the “Tao Teh Ching” translated by the “Chinese Chesterton”

  My Chinese Catholic friend, John C.H. Wu wrote several works that I have enjoyed reading over the past several years. I’ve shared posts with you from several of his books, namely Beyond East and West, The Science of Love, … Continue reading

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