Saint of the Day Quote: Saint Paula

The more she cast herself down, the more she was lifted up by Christ. She was hidden and yet she was not hidden. By shunning glory, she earned glory, for glory follows virtue as its shadow; and deserting those who seek it, it seeks those who despise it.

Saint Jerome on Saint Paula

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  1. St. Therese of Lisieux rushed in as I pondered this pearl from St. Jerome. Saints never pointed to themselves but always pointed to heaven. Here is the truth. Anything and everything that is good comes from God. Everything else is mine. When praised for something it’s helpful to remember who truly deserves the credit.

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