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St. Francis de Sales—Introduction to the Devout Life | Part 3 (Ch.36-41)

By James T. Majewski ( bio - articles - email ) | Jan 11, 2024 | In Catholic Culture Audiobooks (Podcast)

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No indeed, I would not even have people wish for more wit or better judgment, for such desires are frivolous, and take the place of the wish everyone ought to possess of improving what he has. We ought not to desire ways of serving God that He does not open to us, but rather desire to use what we have rightly.”

Part 3

(00:38) Chapter 36—A Well-Balanced, Reasonable Mind

(04:48) Chapter 37—Wishes

(09:30) Chapter 38—Counsels to Married People

(23:02) Chapter 39—The Sanctity of the Marriage Bed

(24:30) Chapter 40—Counsels to Widows

(33:46) Chapter 41—One Word to Maidens

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