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Irritation

In a mysterious way, by God’s providence, it can often be our “enemies,”those whom we can’t stand, who can actually be our teachers. What is it about them that we can’t stand? How do they hook us, irritate us, drive us crazy? Do they tell us something about ourselves? Does the speck we see in their eye perhaps expose the log in our own eye? Who has helped form you in this way?

-Br. Geoffrey Tristram, SSJE

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