5 MINUTE MORNING BIBLE STUDY: THE PSALMS
Man in his pomp yet without understanding is like the beasts that perish.
Man in his pomp is a creature suffused with pride. Pride is deadly as it serves as a barrier to the reality beyond mere self. Pride blinds us, and so, we wander from here to there aimlessly doing this and that with no clear purpose to our wanderings beyond self–aggrandizement.
Food For Thought
The things of this earth are continually passing away: hardly has pleasure begun when it is already ended.
Josemaria Escriva in The Way
If we put ourselves first, accepting praise for "the good things we do," where do we place God in our "hierarchy of loves"?