In The Purse

No one can be said to have perfectly renounced the world if one still keeps the purse of opinion in the hidden recesses on one’s heart.
-St. Bonaventure-

Accepting the reality of our sinfulness means accepting our authentic self. Judas could not face his shadow; Peter could. The latter befriended the impostor within; the former raged against him.
-Brennan Manning-