The Gift of Humility

“The triumph of grace is that we accept the humiliation of failure, which is indeed a triumph, a greater triumph than external success. In actual fact, the experience of failure in ministry teaches us in the long run how to do it, which is with complete dependence on God.”

Thomas Keating

Thomas Keating (March 7, 1923 – October 25, 2018) was an American Catholic monk and priest of the Trappist order. Keating was known as one of the principal developers a contemporary method of contemplative prayer known as Centering prayer.

For more about humility see these posts:

Rest in Humility

It’s Hard to be Humble!

Be Patient And Humble?

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