Monday, May 08, 2006

Pride, Humility, & Asking For Help

Challies has a great post concerning the opportunity to minister to those in need. Truly it is an excellent post, take a look.

First, expressing weakness is an expression of humility. Conversely, it is only pride that keeps me from making my needs known and asking others to minister to me. When I am filled with pride, a strong and ever-present foe, I would rather suffer silently than humble myself and allow others to extend help to me. Far too often I have feigned strength when I am filled only with weakness. Far too often I have allowed pride to overwhelm humility and have suffered in my sinful silence.

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