Humility is the key to counting others better than yourself…

Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit.  Rather, in humility value others above yourselves…  Philippians 2:3-4

“Humility is so crucial to hearing and knowing people.  And yet, how difficult is it to count others better than ourselves?  Very hard, I think.  I like the way Michelle Cushatt says it …

Tough relationships bring us face-to-face with tough questions:
 When am I supposed to set boundaries to protect my legitimate needs? 
 And when am I supposed to lay down my self-centered expectations meet another’s needs?

 I just finished reading the book Humility by Andrew Murray. It’s not an easy read, but it’s a beautiful one. In many ways, Murray’s words fly in the face of so much of our secular culture right now. For example:
 Andrew Murray says it like this:  ‘Humility is the only soil in which the graces root … The truth is this: Pride may die in you, or nothing of heaven can live in you.’ … .”

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