That, in our practice of external poverty, before we seek a permission from our superior, we be honestly convinced that our request is in conformity with the spirit of our vow. (Art. 22)
For faithfulness to the vows, and for the spirit of resurrection.
I intend to speak with Peter and Adam about love -- through Christ and always in Christ -- as the foundation of our brotherhood and our life together; about our obligation, to the extent that we can do so today, to pray for one another and to help each other to change for the better... (Paris, 6/15/1835)