Quotable: Make It Holy

Do not think that saintliness comes from occupation; it depends rather on what one is. The kind of work we do does not make us holy, but we may make it holy.
— Meister Eckhart


Meister Eckhart as quoted in George Wolfgang Forell and James M. Childs, eds., Christian Social Teachings a Reader in Christian Social Ethics from the Bible to the Present (Fortress Press, 2013), 71.