Thursday, March 13, 2014

Lent with St. Francis, Thursday of 1st week of Lent

We must all be on our guard against pride and empty boasting and beware of worldly or natural wisdom. A worldly spirit loves to talk a lot but do nothing, striving for the exterior signs of holiness that people can see, with no desire for true piety and interior holiness of spirit. It was about people like this that our Lord said, "Amen I say to you, they have received their reward (Mt. 6:2) - St. Francis, Rule of 1221

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