Friday, November 23, 2007

On humility...


"God is attracted to the man who loves, it is right to love humility and to stay humble," the Holy Father said, quoting Aphraates. "Humble individuals are simple, patient, loving, honest, righteous, experts in what is good, prudent, serene, wise, calm, peaceful, merciful, ready to convert, benevolent, profound, thoughtful, beautiful and attractive."


I have been struggling to really comprehend the virtue of humility since the start of my faith walk. I thought this statement by Pope Benedict, quoting writings by Bishop Aphraates, was great. It gives me a lot to think about...