Saturday, August 15, 2009

Pearls of Wisdom: Fruit After its Kind

I'm in the midst of planning a little vocations dinner, and the following phrase from Francis de Sales keeps bouncing around in my head:
"When God created the world He commanded each tree to bear fruit after its kind; and even so He bids Christians, — the living trees of His Church, — to bring forth fruits of devotion, each one according to his kind and vocation."
– Introduction to the Devout Life, Part I, Chapter III
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