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Today's Meditation

MONDAY, February 8

Philippians 2:3 Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility regard others as better than yourself.

My father would offer amusing, unapologetic opinions on any subject and seemed to believe that humility really just meant beating around the bush. On the other hand, my self-deprecating mother identifies humble speech with good manners. The question of how to speak with self-respect and humility becomes especially troublesome when the subject is religion.


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