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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."

"Whoever wants to stand alone without the support of a master and guide will be like the tree that stands alone in a field without a proprietor. No matter how much the tree bears, passers-by will pick the fruit before it ripens. "
St John of the Cross, OCD - Doctor of the Church

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"Whom do you seek, friend, if you seek not God? Seek him, find him, cleave to him; bind your will to his with bands of steel and you will live always at peace in this life and in the next."
St Alphonsus de Liguori

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"God has no need of men."
St Philip Neri

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