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100 Words of Hope – October 11, 2022


Fr. Peter John Cameron, OP - published on 10/11/22

No one will ever develop their best self by always watching themself ...

Fr. Basil Maturin (+1915):

No one will ever develop their best self by always watching themself. Living in a constant spirit of self-watching and self-analysis, one may be quite possibly measuring oneself by false standards—by the ideal one’s own pride has drawn. The soul turns inward, not in self-contemplation, but to contemplate and develop its union with Christ. It bears about with it this sacred Presence wherever it goes. It becomes increasingly conscious of a power within that is not its own, yet that is wholly at its disposal. It feels a growing strength, but quite apart from all that it has naturally.

100 Words of Hope
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