Commentaries on the News
A Program of Spiritual Formation
for Candidates to the Priesthood
The Lay Monastic Community of
DUTY OF A HEAD OF STATE
is his duty to associate with both classes of his people -- the military and
the peaceful; and, in the case of those who dwell at a distance, he should
use all opportunities of learning their wants by means of embassies, to
which he should ever be accessible. He should select his soldiers, and help
them in discipline, less the watchdogs, after driving away the wolves,
should devour the flock instead of being content with their portion of milk.
He should live economically, and so escape the necessity of levying
oppressive taxes; for avarice is worse in a head of state than in one who
has need to ward off poverty from his family.
Layman's Thoughts - Main
The Winnowing Fan hopes
..." to do what little it could to solve the evils that beset the
- Teresa of Avila
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