Signs of Spiritual Vices in a Person – St. John of the Cross

1. Spiritual PRIDE:  [from Chapter 2] – Fervour in spiritual works but partly done with impure intentions (for self satisfaction and with thoughts of self glorification, done for some personal reputation and fame) – Desire to dominate and instruct others – Desire for recognition of spirituality – Desire to receive praise – Portrays oneself as […]