A HOLY LIFE
The beginning of all evil is the love of
money. Know that you brought nothing into the world and cannot take anything
out of it either. So put on the armour of a holy life and your rule of
life must be the commandments of the Lord.
Next, instruct your wives in the faith
delivered to them, as well as in love and chastity. They must cling to their
husbands with perfect fidelity.
Love your neighbor with perfect
Impart to your children an education based
on the fear of God.
You, widows, must be discreet in keeping
the faith plighted to the Lord. You must pray unceasingly for the
community and refrain absolutely from calumny, gossip, false testimony and
love of money.
Be united in the truth. When able to do a
work of charity, do not put it off, for this almsgiving is pleasing to the