A variety of ploys

4 December 2018

Conscious, calculated or artificial humility is a mix of numerous and varied stratagems through which human pride attempts to attire itself in the glory of humility in the eyes of the blind world, the world which clings to its own things, the world which fawns on faults when these are concealed behind the mask of virtue, the world that hates virtue when this appears before it in its divine simplicity and its unwavering submission to the Gospels.