Fools for Christ Remember Joy

My Sisters is a wonderful group.

We are fools on Christ’s account, but you are wise in Christ; we are weak, but you are strong; you are held in honor, but we in disreputeAnchor. To this very hour we go hungry and thirsty, we are poorly clad and roughly treated, we wander about homelessand we toil, working with our own hands. When ridiculed, we bless; when persecuted, we endure;when slandered, we respond gently. We have become like the world’s rubbish, the scum of all, to this very moment.

I Cor. 4: 10-13

St. Francis of Assisi was probably mocked more than any other person in the Church. He did everything wrong, didn’t he? He could have continued a fine military career, or gone into a lucrative business. He could have dressed in the finest silks and spent his Saturday nights drinking the finest wine, then gone to Mass on Sundays and contributed…

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