An Irish Welcome

Céad Míle Fáilte friend and rover ...
Wherever you come from and whosoever you may be.
That's an Irish greeting and it means

you are welcome
a thousand times over.

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Mental Vigilance

All distress begins from thoughts.

Thoughts begin to wonder; they arouse suspicion, mistrust, and condemnation. Therefore, one must keep watch and not allow them to wander at their own will. Those who control their thoughts have everything in order.

One cannot live without thinking, because the mind is given to us for this purpose. But we may have good, bad, or idle thoughts. Keeping vigilance over our mind consists in casting away bad or idle thoughts and keeping only the good ones which are in accord with the will of God and His Holy commandments, and doing this in every action or situation which may occur.

The measure of good thoughts is the word of God. In every case, keep your thoughts in accordance with Holy Scripture. If you do so, you will have order in your mind; and if your mind is in order, so will be your actions, and you will have harmony among yourselves.

Thus, work ...

Withdraw into yourself and make rules and regulations for your behaviour by which every external step and internal motion will be determined. All this will guide you to common successful labour for your salvation.

May God Bless your labour!

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