About Humility, with Fr. Arsenie Papacioc

– Do they say anything about access to happiness?

–  Well, of course… to happiness, too; the Savior handed us down His teachings and in addition to the fact that one must be «poor in spirit», He also told us what that entailed, to encourage us.

–  Poor in spirit – does that mean stupid?

–  Not stupid — humble! By the way, did you know that in the older editions, «humble» was actually termed «stupid»?

–  Why stupid? Do stupid people have fewer ideas?… Are they less…?

–  No!… They would use that term for a person who is more innocent… not stupid.

–  More like children?

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