the role of willpower

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One of the favorite passages of Scripture which people choose for their wedding day is still St Paul’s first letter to the Corinthians, chapter 13.

It’s striking because St Paul is not talking about a “head-over-the-heels” kind of emotion, nor even one based on physical attraction, but specifically that of willpower. His words describe a form of love which is based on personal determination of will and…



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William Lister

Father William Lister is a former military chaplain, author and chef. He is a serving chaplain for the Diocese in Europe in Tuscany, Italy.