30 September – Daily Reading of the Rule of St. Benedict

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January 30, May 31, September 30

Chapter 7: On Humility (Cont.)

The second degree of humility
is that a person love not his own will
nor take pleasure in satisfying his desires,
but model his actions on the saying of the Lord,
“I have come not to do My own will,
but the will of Him who sent Me” (John 6:38).
It is written also,
“Self-will has its punishment,
but constraint wins a crown.”

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