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Saint Francis de Sales Quotes: Anxiety is the greatest evil that can befall a soul, except sin. God commands you to pray, but He forbids you to worry.
         

Anxiety is the greatest evil that can befall a soul, except sin. God commands you to pray, but He forbids you to worry.


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