It is very difficult for me to come to terms with my spiritual illness because of my great pride, disguised by my material successes and my intellectual power. Intelligence is not incompatible with humility, provided I place humility first. To seek prestige and wealth is the ultimate goal for many in the modern world. To be fashionable and to seem better than I really am is a spiritual illness.
To recognize and to admit my weaknesses
is the beginning of good spiritual health. It is a sign of
spiritual health to be able to ask God every day to enlighten
me, to recognize His will, and to have the strength to execute
it. My spiritual health is excellent when I realize that the
better I get, the more I discover how much help I need from