Blog Posts - Humility



The Day I Ate Humble Pie

In 1984 I was fresh out of Bible college, just 21 years old and ready to take on the world for Jesus. I had spent four hard years and thousands of dollars earning a degree. I was hired as a Music Pastor in a small church outside San Francisco and whe...
by The Good Life on Aug 31, 2016

The Rich Bootlegger And The Needle.

Tales from the pilgrim's journalIn the early days of the twentieth century in the United States, there were laws banning the manufacture and sale of alcohol. Mr. Conway was already a wealthy man but he took up the business of bootlegging, he sol...

Learnings from Vin Scully – A Legend Passing on Legendary Principles

As we approach the final weeks of the legendary Vin Scully announcing for the Dodgers (67 years!), it’s important that his lessons don’t go unnoticed. Tom Verducci had a great write-up for Sports Illustrated, and we recommend all to read. We took...

Do you need forgiveness? Nah. Not me.

“Have you ever asked God for forgiveness?” “That’s a tough question. I don’t think in those terms…I’m a religious person…I …Continue reading →...
by Enough Light on Jul 25, 2016

GOING FOR THE GOLD

A Golden Retriever, a bird dog, and roller blades. My daughter purchased a new pair of roller blades two days ago. She couldn’t wait to get home and try them out. She leashed Moses and… Continue Reading… The post GOING FOR THE GOLD appe...
by Let There Be Pets on May 27, 2016

It’s Monday Again…5/2/16

Quote For The Week… “God put me on earth to accomplish a certain number of things. Right now I am so far behind, I will never die.” – Calvin and Hobbes What’s Happening… Monday…    Baby Day      Brothers and Sisters Day Tuesd...
by Musings Over Coffee on May 2, 2016

Breaking down walls

I build walls to keep my emotions in - to stop myself saying something I shouldn't, reacting, to stop myself loving when I don't feel loved, to protect myself from being vulnerable. The problem with keeping it all locked in, is that it often feels li...
by Let's Talk About Ministries on Apr 10, 2016

How to Love (Romans 12:9-21)

Lots of good stuff in Romans 12. My Bible had the whole chapter as one section but I knew that it would be too long so I had to break it up. This final section of the chapter I titled How to Love because when I read it I thought, this is how you love...
by Searching the Scriptures on Mar 9, 2016

Exercise Your Gifts (Romans 12:3-8)

For through the grace given to me I say to everyone among you not to think more highly of himself than he ought to think; but to think so as to have sound judgment, as God has allotted to each a measure of faith. For just as we have many members in o...
by Searching the Scriptures on Mar 7, 2016

No Walls: No courage = No Victory

RE:  Richard  Armitage, British Actor @RCArmitage Dear Richard, It is of course your absolute right to choose what to write and what to delete on your timeline and I would always respect your choices and freedom of speech or lack … Continue r...
by Believe on Feb 29, 2016

TOPSY TURVY MEMORIES

The world was my gymnastics mat. A piece of flat ground was meant for one thing. A back handspring. The objective of elementary school recess? To display my skills. The main event at slumber parties? Why,… Continue Reading… The post TOPSY TU...
by Let There Be Pets on Feb 26, 2016

Philosophy Wire: Save the world. And wait no reward…

Philosophy Wire by Spiros Kakos [2016-02-24]: Once upon a time a simple man saved the world from a nuclear disaster. [1, 2] No one learnt about it. And he now lives lonely and without riches. The world exists due to heroes. Look at the grocer ne...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Feb 23, 2016

It’s Called Humble Confidence

Who would you rather sit next to on an airplane… the I’m-so-great-guy who tells you exactly where to go and what to do – and how he knows all the insider scoop from sports scores to restaurants to books to read, or the guy who offers ideas and...

The Place of Prayer

But when you pray, go into your room and shut the door and pray to your Father who is in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you. Matthew 6:6 ESV All of Life Comes Together The place of prayer is where all of life comes together.
by Living in the Reign on Feb 11, 2016

Seeds planted deep into our DNA were meant to grow into fruitful mighty trees

Dear Richard, Your Christmas message on twitter moved me so deeply and struck a vulnerable chord in the fabric of my being. I am a foreigner living in the UK. In the current climate, not a day goes by when I … Continue reading →...
by Believe on Dec 20, 2015

Celebrity Culture is the most inexcusable form of ignorance

In an age where Social Media is King, personal interaction and family values have become the next casualty in a long line of species which have and are becoming extinct. Celebrities have become our God. As long as the distance … Continue readin...
by Believe on Dec 12, 2015

Day 63: So That I Might Be Blessed

Yesterday I got in a two and a half hour bike trainer ride. Felt strong and smooth throughout. Is my trainer set too loose or something? That should have been a little harder. Last week training was under fire from back problems, then neck and sh...
by Miles of the Journey on Nov 16, 2015

All things are possible

A Christian can never be powerless. That very thought is a contradiction in terms. Christians are righteous. They are in Christ and Christ is in them. Anyone in right-standing with God, and in right-standing with the right-standing of Jesus at that,...
by SoMuchGoodNews on Oct 11, 2015

Lessons From History’s Greatest Leaders

As the saying goes, “those who forget history are doomed to repeat it.” This idea suggests that it’s important to study history’s greatest leaders and the traits that made them successful so you can avoid mistakes and become a strong leader.
by Movin' On Up on Sep 2, 2015

It Is Not For Me To Judge… |Quote About Humility

  It Is Not For Me To Judge… “It is not for me to judge another man's life. I must judge, I must choose, I must spurn, purely for myself. For myself, alone.” ― Hermann Hesse Bookmark Wallpapers With Quotes. Save it to your favorites, +1...
by WallpapersWithQuotes on Jul 15, 2015


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