For obedience to be perfect, we must obey with the will and with the judgment. To obey with the will signifies to obey willingly, and not by constraint, after the fashion of slaves; to obey with the judgment means to conform our judgment to that of the superior, without examining what is commanded.
Having now finished the work of analysis on individual texts, Don Leone embarks on part III of the book with
In June, rainbow-colored flags waved outside restaurants, signs with mantras such as “Love is love” rested in windows and parades
Today’s ✠Challoner Meditation
Carissimi: Today’s Mass; St Maria Goretti
Oh, how beautiful a sight it was to behold our sweet Redeemer on that day, when, fatigued by His journey, He sat down, all engaging and loving, beside the well to await the Samaritan woman that He might convert and save her! Jesus, therefore, sat thus on the well–(Jo. iv. 6).
During the day make frequently an offering of yourself to God, as St. Teresa used to do, saying: Lord, here I am! Do with me what pleaseth Thee! She used to say that all he who practises prayer should seek is to conform his will to the divine will; and let him be assured that in this consists the highest perfection.