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story0706-Patience and mortification of Saint Francis de Sales
One of his penitents having written to him that she was accustomed, to be delivered from her headaches, to recite an Our Father in honor of the crown of thorns of Our Lord…
story0708-Gold of patience
A king held two of his subjects in prison, each of whom owed him a large sum of money. When he saw that they were unable to pay their debts because they had nothing, he went to the prison and threw a purse full of gold at the head of each of them…
story0718-Heroic Patience of Saint John of God
The gentleman, stung to the core to hear himself treated so familiarly by a wretched stranger, could no longer contain himself and gave him a blow. “Ah, I deserved it, said John, and you may give me a second one.”
story0720-Love of contempt in Saint John of God
One day, saint John of God was passing through a courtyard near a fountain, when a young servant pushed him so hard that he knocked him into the water…
story0721-The “greatest” miracle of Jesus Christ
He was enduring them without saying a word, when one of the most insolent of this rabble, approaching him, challenged him thus: “Tell us then, Christian, what miracles did Jesus Christ perform?”
story0722-How the Saints take revenge
John, defending his assailant, had great difficulty in freeing him.
story0725-One must want good with patience
We must not pretend to do everything at once, in a hurry, nor think that everything is lost if we do not become perfect all at once.
story0728-A champion of gentleness
Anger, as he said, was the passion that it cost him most to overcome.