Oblate Program at Belmont Abbey, NC

Tag Archive for ‘revenge’

Justice, Prayer and Mercy

A devotion that I personally feel an attraction towards is the mercy chaplet. I tend to use it often throughout the day to keep my mind focused, in an attitude of prayer. It keeps me aware, alert, and of course in the Eternals presence. It is said on rosary beads, for it is a round […]

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Against Anger and Vengeance

One of the brethren that had been insulted by another, came to Abbot Sisois and told him the scorn that had been put upon him, and said, “I am set to revenge myself , Father.” And the old abbot began to entreat him to leave vengeance to God. But he said, “I shall not rest till […]

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The mob (The dark desire to scapegoat)

I am not sure that there is anyone who could not be caught up in the mob mentality, or perhaps mass mind would be a better phrase.  You get a group together, fire them up and the momentum can take its individual members to places that they may have thought impossible.  Hangings, beatings and burnings […]

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Leave Vengeance to God

One of the brethren, that had been insulted by another, came to Abbot Sisois and told him the scorn that had been put upon him, and said, “I am set to revenge myself, Father.” And the old man began to entreat him to stay and leave vengeance to God. “I am determined and shall not […]

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