How To Become
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I've asked my spiritual director to show me how to become a saint. He suggested I write to you for such a book providing it's simple, and easy to understand written either in English or in French.
Thank you in advance.--- Deacon Joseph Jolin
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Dear Deacon Joseph Jolin:
You don't need a book. The how-to-do-its on becoming a saint are out there, floating around like stars. All you have to do is to observe them without trying to catch them.
This requires that you:
Recall who you were before you were.
Remember why they sent you here.
Follow the advice of the Master:
Paddle your own canoe.
And, finally, don't forget the Four Great Truths as they were originally written:
- There is suffering in this world, one has to understand it, but actually there is nothing to understand.
- There are causes of this suffering, and one has to eliminate them, but actually there is nothing to eliminate.
- There is cessation of suffering, and one has to attain it, but actually there is nothing to attain.
- There are ways to reach the cessation of suffering, and one has to work upon them, but actually there is nothing to work upon.--- Signed,