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Franciscan Penitent St. Margaret of Cortona ABBEY ROADS - May 16, 2016 ... depend upon her own wits, to return to her old life became overwhelming. Her conversion, so unstable at first, demonstrates for us that our misfortunes are not immediately recognized for what they are - a call from God. Instead, in our panic, fear of the unknown can compromise our choices, making us all the more vulnerable to concupiscence as a means of survival. Margaret's conversion was painful and a difficult struggle. She was tested and mistrusted by the friars who guided her, as well as ...http://abbey-roads.blogspot.com/2016/05/franciscan-penitent-st-margaret-of.html