You're quite welcome Kephapaulos! And thank you so much Gladius, Herbert, and PartyIsOver221 for your very kind remarks.
However, all thanks should be given unto God, for if there be anything good in what I am or what I do, it is only because of holy grace, as St. Paul teaches: "For it is God that worketh in you both to will and to accomplish, according to his good will" (Phil., ch. ii., 13). Moreover, the blessed Apostles reminds souls to humbly acknowledge that it is due to God alone that they possess any good: "What hast thou that thou hast not received? And if thou hast received, what dost thou glory as though thou hast not received" (I Cor., ch. iv., 7). Wherefore does St. Paul exhort us, saying: "But he glorieth, let him glory in our Lord. For not he that commendeth himself, the same is approved: but whom God commendeth" (II Cor., ch. x., 17-18). All this did Our Lord Himself teach, saying "For without me you can do nothing" (S. John, ch. xv., 5).
For I must candidly confess that I have found an unnervingly accurate description of myself in what Rev. Fr. Reginald Garrigou-Lagrange says in his book, The Love of God and the Cross of Jesus
(vol. 2, ch. i.), of certain scholars who
[…] devote themselves to study more out of curiosity than from love of truth and, as they fail to appreciate the value of truth, they take insufficient precautions against error. They are likely to overevaluate themselves, to become irritated when others seem not to recognize their worth. Jealousy and envy lead them to disparage fellow workers more talented and disinterested than themselves and so to block the good influence these might have exerted on others, who may fail, therefore, to advance or even to persevere because of this lack. People who do things like this may work great harm to the general good without being conscious of it. Even in scholarly religious circles a thousand petty passions and intrigues may influence minds and result in books and reviews becoming tainted with untruth, even when, and perhaps especially when, all concerned profess to be quite objective. Irritating controversies arise only too often because those concerned have but relative good faith.
Please pray that I efficacious eradicate these proclivities, to which God might justly abandon me if I give myself over to pride or sloth.
Oh yeah, and let's also be conscious of the fact that CathInfo's instrumentality makes fruitful and edifying exchanges possible. So I have Matthew and Mater to thank too.