Solid interior mortification

“The appropriate word you left unsaid; the joke you didn’t tell; the cheerful smile for those who bother you; that silence when you’re unjustly accused; your kind conversation with people you find boring and tactless; the daily effort to overlook one irritating detail or another in those who live with you…this, with perseverance, is indeed solid interior mortification.” (St. Josemaría Escrivá)

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  1. Thank you Sr Dorcee for that timely post, I had a few moments today where I wanted to “react” to something and St. Josemaria’s words washed over me from this post – it was a deep reminder of what I am truly pursuing… and to let the rest go.
    God Bless!

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