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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."

"It is vanity to be concerned with the present only and not to make provision for things to come."
Thomas á Kempis

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"Obedience is a short cut to perfection."
St Philip Neri

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"A man should keep himself down, and not busy himself in mirabilibus super se."
St Philip Neri

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