Wednesday, June 01, 2005

On Love and Fear

In her Fiat Mihi blog, Hilary has posted a reflection on love and fear that's well worth reading, under the heading "What've they got that I ain't got? Courage!"

She suggests that neither courage nor humility can be achieved by an act of will. Instead, only love can bring about that self-forgetfulness which can be the wellspring of fearless action, and which is genuine humility.