7 – Secrecy – Intention on the Spiritual Journey

“Consciously refraining from having our good deeds and qualities generally known, which in turn rightly disciplines our longing for recognition.”

“Whenever you pray, go into your room and shut the door and pray to your Father who is in secret; and your Father who sees in secret will reward you.”  —  Matthew 6:6

from A Year with God:  Living out the Spiritual Disciplines, edited by  Richard J. Foster and Julia L. Roller, introduction to days 126 – 145.

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