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Humble or Prideful? Why We Must Choose

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Humble: We should we all be humble?

We are human, and as humans we sin, make mistakes, and at times do not always make the wisest of decisions. We need to keep that in mind when pride wants to rear its ugly head. We need to remember that we are no better than anyone else. We need to remember that we are all created in God’s image and likeness.

Humility gives us strength – yes strength – to resist temptations to sin, because when clothed with the virtue of Humility, we are opened

“… to the grace of God…Humility is the basis for all good action, for it acknowledges our obligations to serve and to be lovingly obedient to God. Continue reading

Humility: How Utterly Misunderstood!


Humility: How utterly misunderstood this virtue can be in the minds of humankind! I will be the first to admit that I fall into the camp of those who have truly misunderstood the value of the virtue of humility until I started to research this virtue in depth. Once I knew what humility was really all about, I began praying to Jesus for a clean and humble heart.

Let’s start by discussing what humility is NOT: It is not weakness, or humiliation. Humility is not low self confidence.  Now that we have that straight, just what is humility in virtuous terms?

For starters, Humility is an understanding of one’s relationship to God.  Here’s a perfect example of how Continue reading