You must ask for God's help. Even when you have done so, it may seem to you for a long time that no help, or less help than you need, is being given. Never mind. After each failure, ask forgiveness, pick yourself up, and try again. Very often what God first helps us towards is not the virtue itself but just this power of always trying again.
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There must, whether the gods see it or not, be something great in the mortal soul. For suffering, it seems, is infinite, and our capacity without limit.
If you think of this world as a place intended simply for our happiness, you find it quite intolerablethink of it as a place for correction and it's not so bad. Imagine a set of people all living in the samebuilding. Half of them think it is a hotel, the other half think it is a prison. Those who think it a hotel might regard it as quite intolerable, and those who thought it was a prison might decide that it wasreally surprisingly comfortable. So that what seems the ugly doctrine is one that comforts and strengthens you in the end. The people who try to hold an optimistic view of this world would becomepessimists the people who hold a pretty stern view of it become optimistic
What began the change was the very writing itself. Let no one lightly set about such a work. Memory, once waked, will play the tyrant.
He's right. We have to help Mr. Tumnus.
It is a good rule after reading a new book, never to allow yourself another new one till you have read an old one in between.
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