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37. Discord

1. Discord or dissension is a conflict of wills to theoffense of charity and the destruction of peace. Being contrary tocharity, it is sinful.

2. Discord arises from vainglory which makes a man clinginordinately to his own will, and leads him to despise the way andthe opinions of others. Hence, discord is rightly known as"the daughter of vainglory."

"As the flesh is nourished by food, so is man supported by prayers"
St Augustine

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"Let persons in the world sanctify themselves in their own houses, for neither the court, professions, or labour, are any hindrance to the service of God."
St Philip Neri

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"Before a man chooses his confessor, he ought to think well about it, and pray about it also; but when he has once chosen, he ought not to change, except for most urgent reasons, but put the utmost confidence in his director."
St Philip Neri

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