Tag Archives: Humility

Noseblind to our own Scent

The entitled never really know the extent to which they [we] are entitled. The rich never really know how prosperous their [our] bank account is. Bigots never really know the extent to which they [we] are racist. And the self-righteous … Continue reading

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The ways You make us Holy

The ways You make us Holy Oh the ways You make us holy are the ways You make us humble for from the humus we have come – and to the humus we shall return while every step on this … Continue reading

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Learning Humility

I suspect most people go to school to become expert, competent, respected and respectable. Who goes to school to be humbled; to be humble? And if you are so fortunate as to learn humility – to become humble, you will … Continue reading

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The Three “Bene’s” of Gratitude

The secret of gratitude – of living life with thankfulness – is worth finding. Even more-so as we age –  since we might encounter people (ourselves?) locked in regret or bitterness – or we may be blessed to know elders … Continue reading

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Prayer and Gratitude

Adolf Schlatter (1852-1938), was one of Germany’s premier Biblical Theologians, but is lesser known to Western readers.  In 1923 he wrote the following about prayer – and may we continue to be ready learners in this age: “Since prayer is that act … Continue reading

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