All who have meditated on the art of governing mankind have been convinced that the fate of empires depends on the education of youth. — Aristotle

God's Troubadour: The Story of St. Francis of Assisi - Sophie Jewett



This story relates how a gay, courtly young soldier, who grew up amid wealth and privilege became a knight of Jesus Christ. After he had a vision went on a pilgrimage he gave up earthly ambitions and vowed devotion to Lady Poverty. He founded the Franciscan order of monks and proved himself a 'little brother' to all men, and a friend even to the birds and beasts. It is a charming tale and a Christian classic.

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SHEPHERDS WATCHING THEIR FLOCK.


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