Wednesday, July 27, 2011

As Soon As You Wish To Follow A Devout Life They Will Slander Your Conversion As Hypocrisy, Bigotry, And Trickery

As soon as worldly people see that you wish to follow a devout life they aim a thousand darts of mockery and even detraction at you. The most malicious of them will slander your conversion as hypocrisy, bigotry and trickery. - Saint Frances de Sales, Introduction To The Devout Life