Community on retreat 22-30 July. Services open; shop closed.

Not to yield to anger…

Not to yield to anger.
Not to nurse a grudge.
Not to hold guile in one’s heart.
Not to make a feigned peace.
Not to forsake charity.
Not to swear, lest perchance one forswear oneself.
To utter the truth from heart and mouth.
Not to render evil for evil.
To do no wrong to anyone, and to bear patiently wrongs done to
oneself.
To love one’s enemies.
Not to render cursing for cursing, but rather blessing.
To bear persecution for justice’ sake.
Not to be proud.
Not a wine-bibber.
Not a glutton.
Not somnolent.
Not slothful.
Not a grumbler.
Not a detractor.
To put one’s hope in God.
To attribute to God, and not to self, whatever good one sees in oneself.
But to recognise always that the evil is one’s own doing, and to
impute it to oneself.