Jesus wants to eradicate three deadly verbs from our daily life: to have, to ascend, and to command; and in their place he proposes that we should cultivate these three life-giving verbs: to give, to descend, and to serve.
How could a truly humble person think he is as good as those who are contemplative? Yes, it is true, God can make you a contemplative
In dryness and emptiness the soul becomes humble... she longs for instruction in order to reach the right way.
When this concern about lineage is noticed in a Sister, apply a remedy at once and let her fear lest she be Judas among the apostles
If one proceeds with humility, strives to know the truth, is subject to a confessor, and communicates with him openly and truthfully...