What St. Francis Desired

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According to Johannes Jorgensen, a Danish convert, living in Assisi: Saint Francis desired that men should give up superfluous possessions. Saint Francis desired that men should work with their hands. Saint Francis desired that men should offer their services as a gift. Saint Francis desired that men should ask other people for help when work failed them. Saint Francis desired that men should live as free as birds. Saint Francis desired that men should go through life giving thanks to God for His gifts.