+Actually what you are dealing with is in reality a . . . temptation to sin . . . from the evil one . . . any time such a thought pops into your head . . . discipline yourself to refuse to entertain it for even a second . . . just mentally say a . . . firm and absolute *. . . *NO!**** . . . followed by the phrase . . . "God bless _____________ . to break the established pattern of encountering a continuing temptation to sin in thought . . .
Priests, ministers, doctors, lawyers, teachers, etc. . . . often encounter what is called . . . "transference of affections" . . . which is a type of infactuation . . . in their public practice of their vocations/disciplines . . . while it is not unusual . . . it needs to be recognized and dealt with as a temptation and as inappropriate so that it doesn't get out of hand . . . not lingered upon . . . loving one another as brothers and sisters in the **Lord **is fine and we are instructed to so care about one another . . . but that affection needs to be tempered with prudence and caution . . . and disciplined . . . so as not to allow it to drift into romantic pursuits . . .
:bible1: James 4:7 "Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you."
*God bless . . . *
THE ARCHANGEL *
St. Michael the Archangel, **
defend us in battle.
Be our defense against the wickedness
and snares of the Devil.
May **God rebuke him,
we humbly pray,
thou, O Prince of the heavenly hosts, **
by the power of **God,
thrust into hell Satan,
and all the evil spirits,
who prowl about the world
seeking the ruin of souls.
[RIGHT]. . . all for Jesus+
. . . thank You Blessed Lord our Saviour+
. . . thank you Blessed Virgin Mary our Mother+
. . . thank you Blessed Holy Mother Church+
. . . thank you Blessed St. Michael+
. . . Holy Archangel of God+