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Don't be afraid of reprimands

Don't be afraid of reprimands Don't be afraid of reprimands
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Ninthly, in communities even the best regulated, we sometimes find souls who cannot suffer the least charitable admonition. Persons tainted with this miserable defect should daily turn back to the alphabet of the religious life, whose first and last letters are humility. Woe to him who blushes at a reasonable correction. Such conduct would lead others to doubt of his virtue, and prevent them from speaking the truth to him in future. He will stagnate in his faults, if he always takes ill the re marks made for their correction. (...)

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