Salty like hot dogs (and tears). Sweet like marmalade (and life).
Posted on April 10, 2019
The victory of humility is the acceptance of our own incompleteness,
in order that He may make us complete in His own way.
Thomas Merton, The Silent Life
Category: A to Z Blogging ChallengeTags: atozchallenge, Thomas Merton
I’m so very incomplete.
But I do still have a full head of hair.
Haha – me, too.
I like the quote.
Reblogged this on From guestwriters and commented:
How often our thoughts do not bring us to think why we did not do this or that and did not become this or that? How many of us dream not of a magnificent career and when we start working dream of reaching the top one day. But when would that top being reached?
More than once we receive a figural slap in the face, and several time we are put hard on the ground, making us aware that perhaps we want to much of ourselves or that we have a little ‘too big me’ in us.
Humility is often a trait that is difficult to achieve, but we can better place our hope in it, to feel happy, than to keep on struggling in the swamp of our vanity.
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