“The apostolic spirit,
exercises promote it,
prayers receive it,
and practices conserve it.”
but “self” menace it.
and heartfelt zeal
render us indifferent
“The world is a fiery
and seething furnace
and blessed are those souls
that are tempered by it”
 Father Judge Meditations p. 158
 Ibid p. 158
Published by carlfmaulbeck
In the movie "Harvey", Elwood P Dowd, played by Jimmy Stewart, explains coping with the world this way:
"Years ago my mother used to say to me, she'd say,
'In this world, Elwood, you must be' - she always called
me Elwood - 'In this world, Elwood, you must be oh so
smart or oh so pleasant.' Well, for years I was smart.
I recommend pleasant. You may quote me."
Well, for years I was smart, oh so very smart, I too recommend pleasant - Trust the harmony
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