It may seem contradictory, but only men can become more passionate big Saints. Solo i warriors can become essays. The former must fight Satan and his terrible temptation to the extreme, to the point as to refuse the smallest comfort: must not allow the fire that burns inside of them to ignite with a spark,.
Stories of saints and essays
Prince Siddharta He belonged to the warrior caste (Kshatriya). Era un uomo a brave and strong warrior. As a young man he loved the pleasures of the flesh.
Legend has it that up to 29 years had not even known suffering. Up to that age he had lived in a passionate surrounded by every kind of pleasure and comfort. But his mind was also equipped with extraordinary sensitivity and, after having had their first meeting with pain and death begins its unstoppable search which led him to be the Plato.
“Lord, make me chaste, but not immediately” He said St.’Agostino. The saint is known for his passion and his love against beauty female. As a young man he had different relationships and was mistress of sexuality understood as a simple pleasure.
Probably, because Sant’agostino It was strongly passionate, it his theology, processed after conversion, reach, in some ways, to condemn sex drastically.
It is known that San Francisco, before conversion, was a uomo extremely passionate addicted to vice and money.
Also he undertook a military career for groped to have worldly success. In 1203-1204 Francis attended a Crusade, but it was during this experience that It Gave He presented itself in dream to make his servant.
Sao Paulo It was a soldier romano and persecutor of Christians. According to the biblical narrative Paul was converted to Christianity when, going from Jerusalem to Damascus to organize the repression of Christians in the city, was suddenly enveloped in a very strong light and heard the voice of the Lord saying to him,: “Saul, Saul, why do you persecute me?”
the same Jesus, unlike what the idealization that has made it the Church could make believe he had an extremely mild:
Jesus and then he entered the temple and drove out all who were buying and selling; He overturned the tables of the money changers and the benches of those selling doves, and said to them:
"Woe to you, hypocrites, masters Law and Pharisees! You are like whitewashed tombs that look beautiful from the outside, but inside they are full of bones dead and rot. So do you, externally, appear righteous to men's eyes, but within ye are full of hypocrisy and iniquity ".
The curse on the Pharisees