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There is no respect for others without humility in one’s self. Henri Frederic Amiel
Humility is not thinking less of yourself; it’s thinking of yourself less. C.S. Lewis
Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the foundation of humility. St. Augustine
Questions for Reflection & Discussion:
- Does being humbled ever feel like a humiliation to you? What is the difference between humility and humiliation?
- What role has conflict played in your life? What role has humility played in your life? Have the two emotions intersected?
- What other character traits go together with humility?
- Is having humility important? Does humility improve community? Can it ever hurt the community?