94. On Seeking Reformation of the Soul

On the Reformation of the Character XXV. On Reformation 1. With regard to these two friends of ours, we must proceed along different lines; the faults of the one are to be corrected, the other’s are to be crushed out. I shall take every liberty; for I do not love this one if I am unwilling to […]

31. On Reforming Hardened Sinners

On Reforming Hardened Sinners CXII. On Reforming Hardened Sinners 1. I am indeed anxious that your friend be moulded and trained, according to your desire. But he has been taken in a very hardened state, or rather (and this is a more difficult problem), in a very soft state, broken down by bad and inveterate habits. […]