The same Father said: If there are three monks living together, of whom one remains silent in prayer at all times, and another is ailing and gives thanks for it, and the third waits on them both with sincere good will, these three are equal, as if they were performing the same work.The Wisdom of the Desert
There is more than one path. More than one calling. More than one vocation--even within the vocation.
I find great comfort in this teaching. We are only called to do what is before us and what we are able to do. Kind of blows that whole comparison thing doesn't it?
Hallelujah. (That should make Rojo happy! ...the Hallelujah, I mean.)