Pride says that you’ve arrived in your place as an Apostle of Christ, conquering, convincing, trusting, right theology, right practice, worthy of judging the weak and stupid. While in sobriety all that is said is goo goo ga ga. Know your role. Know humility. Revere God, hate pride.


Benedict on Humility

“Brethren, the Holy Scripture crieth to us saying: “Every one that exalteth himself shall be humbled; and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted” (Lk 14:11; 18:14). Since, therefore, it saith this, it showeth us that every exaltation is a kind of pride. The Prophet declareth that he guardeth himself against this, saying: “Lord, myContinue reading “Benedict on Humility”