"The fight against pride has to be a constant battle"
It is a great thing to know oneself to be nothing before God, because that is how things are. (Furrow, 260)
St John tells us that the other enemy is the lust of the eyes, a deep‑seated avariciousness that leads us to appreciate only what we can touch. Such eyes are glued to earthly things and, consequently, they are blind to supernatural realities. We can, then, use this expression of sacred Scripture to indicate that disordered desire for material things, as well as that deformation which views everything around us — …
"Human life - your life - and its humdrum, ordinary business, have a meaning which is divine, which belongs to eternity.”