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The Joy of Humility

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By Rod Anderson , CP Cartoonist
May 14, 2014|7:47 am
The Joy of Humility

 Happiness and Humility are two words that don't seem to fit together. They essentially feel like opposites because it hurts to submit to authority and go through humbling situations and seasons of life. But humility really does bring us happiness! I'll tell you why.

A humble person has the freedom to be wholly and completely who they are. They don't have to impress anybody. They don't feel pressured to be perfect or see themselves in competition with other people. They simply want to be the best version of them that they can be.

And that's what God wants for you and me. He doesn't see one person as more important than another. He gives us each the gifts and talents that we possess, as well as our privileges and position in life. It all comes from Him! So whether we are highly gifted in some area or we have an impressive job title, we are no more valuable to God than someone who seems to have fewer talents or whose work seems insignificant based on a worldly viewpoint.

Read more at http://www.christianpost.com/news/happiness-and-humility-a-most-unusual-pair-119464/

 

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