A Little Depth a Day: Irks the ego away ..

“I saw too the reverence that everyone must have for a sinner; instead of condoning his sin, which is in reality his utmost sorrow, one must comfort Christ who is suffering in him. And his reverence must be paid even to “those sinners” whose souls seem to be dead, because it is Christ, who is the life of the soul, who is dead in them; they are his tombs, and Christ in the tomb is potentially the risen Christ…… ( “emphasis mine”)

~Caryll Houselander, A Rocking-Horse Catholic (New York: Sheed & Ward, 1955), chap. 13.

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