Thoughts for Reflection from Benedictine & Monastic Authors

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September 24th - Key to Finding the Narrow Gate

If from temptation there is a fall it is not because one lacks generosity, but rather because humility was lacking. The occasion of sin, if the sinner is alert to the grace which never ceases to work within him, can help him, in the end, to find that narrow and lowly, quite lowly, gate which alone opens out into the Kingdom of God.

The Way of Humility
by André Louf, OCSO, (pages 18-19)