Humility Is Focusing Attention On Others


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Recently I received a letter from a person I had not heard from in over 25 years. To my amazement, his dispatch contained 43 references to himself as he chronicled his many impressive accomplishments.

Then, without warning, the communication abruptly ended with his signature. Not one inquiry about my family or me. It would appear that his letter evidenced an amazing degree of

SELF-CENTEREDNESS.

Ever observe how people crowd their way into an elevator or onto a bus? Or jump up to be the first to get off an airplane? Or leave their McDonalds Hamburger tray un-bussed?

SELF-CENTEREDNESS.

And what about conversations? Amazing, is it not, the verbal dexterity people will employ to insure that the focus of the interchange somehow centers on them?

SELF-CENTEREDNESS.

By contrast, HUMILITY IS FOCUSING ATTENTION ON OTHERS.

HUMBLE people have a quiet, softness about them. They step to the back of the crowd. They…

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