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An Introduction to the Devout Life continues, as we discuss socializing and what to wear. Hint: the saint thinks you can figure out how to dress yourself. He is not your mommy. 🙂

Book 3, Chapters 24-25.

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An Introduction to the Devout Life continues, with advice on what to do about bad friendships, some more general talk about friendships good and bad, and your duties to friends and yourself.

Book 3, Chapters 21-22.

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Introduction to the Devout Life continues, with advice on how to tell true friendship from false.


Book 3, Chapter 20
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An Introduction to the Devout Life continues, as our friendly neighborhood bishop points out that you shouldn’t play with people’s hearts or waste their valuable time, and comments unfavorably about the wisdom of courtly love as a party game. It sounds like he had to do a lot of patching up of broken hearts in his day….

Book 3, Chapter 18: On Flirtations.

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UPDATE: Link fixed. Thanks.

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An Introduction to the Devout Life continues, with some thoughts on friendship, and picking your friends wisely.

Book 3, Chapter 17: On friendship; first, on bad and frivolous friendships..

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An Introduction to the Devout Life continues, with a few words on how to derive spiritual growth from being broke.

Book 3, Chapter 16: On the practice of spiritual riches amidst real poverty.

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An Introduction to the Devout Life continues, with another chapter that will be a bit more relevant to a lot of us than we’d like. Even most Americans who live below the poverty line are well-to-do by the standards of the rest of the world, and rich by the standards of history. So those of us who are doing okay, are like Bill Gates compared to someone really poor.

Book 3, Chapter 15: How to practice real poverty while being actually rich.

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UPDATE: Links fixed. Sorry, folks.

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