good things. For it may be that, in carrying out some good works, you are seeking only the favor and good graces of men: or the desire of praise may overtake you, and what is done for outward effect, fail of its inward reward.”
-Pope St. Gregory the Great
What are two counterfeits of humility mentioned by Pope St. Gregory the Great? To what extent have I fallen victim to them? What one strategy can I employ in the future?
PRIDE pg 256
Another saint who needed to be warned against pride was the sixth-century abbot St. Colman; it’s said that when he became too satisfied with his own great learning and intellectual achievements, God allowed him to suffer a temporary loss of memory.