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
...where souls stand before the face of God in solitude and silence in order to be quickening love in the heart of the church.
I cannot be broken, tried, except by the just
In dryness and emptiness the soul becomes humble. The earlier arrogance disappears when one no longer finds in oneself anything that would give reason to look down on others; instead, others now appear to one to be more perfect...