The main goal of the session is to break through self-denial barriers and diversion that family victims have been practicing, and to make the addict aware of the impact their addiction is having on their loved ones and significant others.
Eat this, not that may seem like an exercise in self-denial.
He was loyal to the crown according to his lights, and RI h ~ showed a chivalrous self-denial that had hardly been a expected from him.
Salvian is very clear on the duty of absolute self-denial in the case of sacred virgins, priests and monks (ii.
He had a vision of a political economy based not on selfishness but on love, not on desire but on self-denial.
The annual Self-Denial offering (Great Britain) was £12,663 in 1888, f72,562 in 1906 and £69,034 in 1910.
It is useful, therefore, in a summary sketch of asceticism, to begin with the facts as they can be observed among less advanced races, or as mere survivals among people who have reached the level of genuine moral reflection; and from this basis to proceed to a consideration of self-denial consciously pursued as a method of ethical perfection.
2 At the most critical epochs such men have ever been raised up, and the reflex influence of their lives and self-denial has told upon the Church at home, while apart from their influence the entire history of important portions of the world's surface would have been altered.
Extending as it does over the whole " month of raging heat," such a fast manifestly involves considerable self-denial; and it is absolutely binding upon all the faithful whether at home or abroad.
Apparently no vows were taken, but obedience, personal poverty, chastity, self-denial, and the other monastic virtues were strongly enforced, and a monk was not free to abandon the monastic life.