Of Prosperity & Hardship

In the midst of prosperity the mind is elated, and in prosperity a man forgets himself; in hardship he is forced to reflect on himself, even though he be unwilling. In prosperity a man often destroys the good he has done; amidst difficulties he often repairs what he long since did in the way of wickedness.

— St Alfred the Great, Founder of the English Nation

Taken from Fr Josiah’s blog.

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