Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for holiness, for they shall be satisfied.
Have you ever eaten so much, maybe at Thanksgiving or some other special occasion and said to yourself, that you will never eat again!
Only to get up the next morning hungry!
It is the same with shopping.
People seem happy with what they have until they see a sale or a bargain and they they just have to have it because they are not satisfied with what they already have.
Nothing in life really satisfies.
Not food nor material things.
This is why St. Maximilian hungered for holiness.
Maximilian said, "It was the Lord Christ who came into the world and showed by example and word the way to true holiness. Its essence lies in love of God."
Holiness according to St. Maximilian is not complicated.
It is not a regimen of fasting, penance and mortification as worthwhile these things may be.
True holiness is simply, Loving God with all our heart and soul and mind and strength and our neighbor as ourself." Deut. 6:5, Mk. 12:30
Few people love God and their neighbor with such a total and complete love.
If they did there would be no hunger, or poverty, or racism or violence.