"Be perfect, just as your heavenly Father is perfect." (Matthew 5:48)

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Egoism vs. Selflessness

        In today's Gospel reading from Matthew 23, Jesus, in denouncing the scribes and Pharisees as hypocrites, taught that "Whoever exalts himself will be humbled; but whoever humbles himself will be exalted." If your humility increasingly vanquishes your ego, you are on the right path spiritually. For fast progress, ask the Lord to take away your ego completely by surrendering yourself to him.

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