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Feb 09 2013

Life is a Lesson in Humility

Published by Cathie under Main

Life seems to be one long lesson in humility, which seems to be the cornerstone of a spiritual path. C.S. Lewis once said, “Humility is not thinking less of yourself, it’s thinking of yourself less.” But man is a selfish creature. As children all we think of ourselves, we mature into adults when we seem [...]

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Apr 25 2012

Humility is the Foundation of all the Virtues

Published by Cathie under Main

How many times have you been humbled? If you’re like me–many times. But one of the gifts of aging, is that I have learned humility, and in the instances where I’m not as humble as I should be the Universe laughs loudly and shows me the error of my thinking. Albert Einstein once said, “Whoever [...]

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Apr 06 2012

Humility

Published by Cathie under Main

“Do you wish to be great? Then begin by being. Do you desire to construct a vast and lofty fabric? Think first about the foundations of humility. The higher your structure is to be, the deeper must be its foundation.” Saint Augustine My grandfather always talked about humility and he used situations to instruct us [...]

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