Off the Pride Ride

The rollercoaster of pride keeps us measuring ourselves to others.

“I am better than…” “I am worse than…”

Versions of these sayings speed through our heads, self-promoting one second, self-destructing the next.

But where pride leads us to compare, humility leads us to celebrate.

If we can get off the pride ride just for a moment, we can enjoy how others have gifts we do not and embrace the strengths specific to ourselves.

Humility allows us to celebrate “my role” and “your role” as they complement each other.

Humility allows our strengths and weaknesses to stop being mutually exclusive and start being mutually edifying.

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