Author of books on Calcutta, Delhi and Dar es Salaam, I am now blogging as a lay person about the Church of England and the Anglican Communion. I am also blogging about the effects of World War One on the village of St Mary Bourne, Hampshire.
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Tag Archives: humility
Godolphin Horne was Nobly Born; He held the Human Race in Scorn, And lived with all his Sisters where His Father lived, in Berkeley Square. And oh! the Lad was Deathly Proud! He never shook your Hand or Bowed, But … Continue reading
A little touch of cleverness is not bad, and let us not have too much simplicity. Saint Teresa of Avila Saint Teresa in Her Writings, by the Abbe Rodolphe Hoornaert The image is copyright: gualtiero boffi via Shutterstock
Only the man with true pride in his capacities as a human being can have a significant humility; only the truly humble in apprehending the immensity of the universe and the world beyond himself can have a significant pride – … Continue reading
In 1969 I published a small book on Humility. It was a pioneering work which has not, to my knowledge, been superseded. Lord Longford (1905-2001) ‘The Tablet’ 22 January 1994 P.S. If you follow the link on Humility, you will … Continue reading