If we had to take a quiz, which virtue would we have to cultivate and which weakness would we have to work to overcome?
St. Francis wrote an admonition that addresses this. I thought I’d share it, because so many people, especially Catholics on all sides of the spectrum are walking around with worries, anger, frustration, and other feelings that take away their interior peace and create noise where there should be interior silence.
Which of virtue do you have to work on?
Read St. Francis’ admonition and examine yourself.
Of the Virtues putting Vices to flight
Where there is charity and wisdom there is neither fear nor ignorance. Where there is patience and humility there is neither anger nor worry. 1 Where there is poverty and joy there is neither cupidity nor avarice. Where there is quiet and meditation there is neither solicitude nor dissipation. Where there is the fear of the Lord to guard the house the enemy cannot find a way to enter. Where there is mercy and discretion there is neither superfluity nor hard-heartedness