Practical tips on how to overcome temptation.
St. Francis de Sales, a holy and devout bishop during the 17th century, wrote a classic spiritual book called Introduction to the Devout Life. He related practical advice for the average layperson in his book, which has remained a great source of inspiration throughout the centuries
Here are five powerful quotes from this book, in which de Sales explains what to do when you are in the midst of a temptation.
So soon as you feel yourself anywise tempted, do as our little children when they see a wolf or a bear in the mountains. Forthwith they run to the protection of their father or mother, or at least cry out for help.