July 31 ~ Daily wisdom from the writings of St. Paul of the Cross

Need for Self-Control
St. Ignatius often said, “Ignatius, conquer yourself, Ignatius, conquer yourself.” What great advice is this! Learn how to be silent, and when you speak, let your words be gentle, loving and prudent. How it pleases God when we can refrain from careless, sharp and hurtful words.

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