"To imitate Jesus' perfect humility, we must share in His hidden life, veiling, as He did, everything, in us that might attract attention or praise from others, whatever might single us out or make us noticed, fleeing as far as we are able from every mark of distinction. By doing this we will become more like Jesus who, being God, willed to take "the form of a servant, being made in the likeness of men, and in habit found as a man" (Phil 2, 6.7). Jesus Himself has taught us how to practice the hidden life, insisting that we do our good works in secret, only to please God, and without ostentation…Divine Intimacy

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