Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Wisdom for Wednesdays

"Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the foundation of humility."

-Saint Augustine


  1. Great words from Augustine. It's one of my biggest challenges in the spiritual life. I'm such a perfectionist that I can easily get too focused on watching myself, trying to make sure I do the right thing... instead of letting go of myself and fixing my eyes on God.