Counsels

 

OTHER COUNSELS

  1. The further you withdraw from earthly things the closer you approach heavenly things and the more you find in God.
  2. Whoever knows how to die in all will have life in all.
  3. Abandon evil, do good, and seek peace.
  4. Anyone who complains or grumbles is not perfect, nor is he even a good Christian.
  5. He is humble who hides in his own nothingness and knows how to abandon himself to God.
  6. He is meek who knows how to suffer his neighbor and himself.
  7. If you desire to be perfect, sell your will, give it to the poor in spirit, come to Christ in meekness and humility, and follow Him to Calvary and the sepulcher.
  8. Anyone who trusts in himself is worse than the devil.
  9. Anyone who does not love his neighbor abhors God.
  10. Anyone who is lukewarm in his work is close to falling.
  11. Whoever flees prayer flees all that is good.
  12. Conquering the tongue is better than fasting on bread and water.
  13. Suffering for God is better than working miracles.
  14. Oh, what blessings we will enjoy in the vision of the Most Blessed Trinity!
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