Guard Your Tongue, Guard Your Temper, Guard Your Thoughts

Wisdom from the saints on the spiritual battle.

Guard Your Tongue, Guard Your Temper, Guard Your Thoughts

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Occupy your mind with good thoughts, or the enemy will fill them with bad ones.
—St. Thomas More

Prayer is more powerful than all the devils. He who is attacked by the spirits of darkness needs only to apply himself vigorously to prayer, and he will beat them back with great success.
—St. Bernard of Clairvaux

When the enemy wants to challenge me, I conduct myself valiantly. Knowing that to fight a duel is an unworthy act, I turn my back on the adversary without ever looking him in the face. Then I run to my Jesus.
—St. Thérèse of Lisieux

The devil’s snare doesn’t catch you unless you’re already nibbling on the devil’s bait.
—St. Ambrose

In company guard your tongue. In your family guard your temper. When alone guard your thoughts.
—Venerable Matt Talbot

Always and everywhere, a person should aim to live…

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