Small things

Saint Jerome gives us fitting instruction on the feast of Saint Francis:

Even in small things, the same (greatness of) spirit is revealed. We admire the Creator, not only as the framer of Heaven and earth, of sun and ocean, of elephants, camels, horses, oxen, leopards, bears, and lions, but also as the maker of tiny creatures, ants, gnats, flies, worms, and the like, things whose shapes we know better than their names: and in all of them (big or small) we reverence the same skill. So too, the person who is dedicated to Christ is equally earnest in small things as in great.

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