Tag Archive | humility

Mother Teresa On Humility

Ways to Become Humble Mother Teresa’s example proves all three of Fr. Johnson’s points.  While she was head of the Missionaries of Charity, Mother Teresa kept a list of ways to cultivate humility for the sisters in her care. Speak as little as possible about yourself. Keep busy with your own affairs and not those […]

Sincerity, Humility, and Obedience

And again, I would like to say three words to the soul that is determined to strive for sanctity and to derive fruit; that is to say, benefit from confession. First [word] — complete sincerity and openness. Even the holiest and wisest confessor cannot forcibly pour into the soul what he desires if it is […]

Are vs. Feel

I am more pleased, My child, when you are patient and humble under adversity than when you feel devout and consoled in prosperity. —from The Imitation of Christ by Thomas A Kempis – Book 3, Ch. 57: That People Should Not Become Dejected When They Fall into Some Defects

CHRISTUS

Below is something from a homily I heard last year about how we can use the word CHRISTUS to help us remember how we should receive or prepare to receive Holy Eucharist. C – Charity H – Humility R – Reverence I – Indigent S – Sanctity T – Trembling U – Unity S – […]