Monday, October 29, 2012

Learning from Nature

A continuously happy life produces extremely unhappy consequences. In nature we see that there are not always pleasant springs and fruitful summers, and sometimes autumn is rainy and winter cold and snowy, and there is flooding and wind and storms, and moreover the crops fail and there are famine, troubles, sicknesses and many other misfortunes.  All of this is beneficial so that man might learn through prudence, patience and humility. For the most part, in times of plenty he forgets himself, but in times of various sorrows he becomes more attentive to his salvation.

St. Ambrose

Praying for all who are awaiting the storms ahead, or already being affected by Hurricane Sandy.
Lord Have Mercy.
Be Safe Everyone.
Share the Day.

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