Humble Yourself

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Humble Yourself
Thu, 12-18-2003 - 1:40pm
Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will lift you up. ~James 4:10~

Dearest Child,

>In a world that tells you to be the best, the fastest, the smartest, the richest, it might be hard to read the words "humble yourself." But believe me, they are words that can bring you peace. In situations where others are scrambling for the front of the line, I want you to quietly wait your turn. Even purposely let someone get in front of you, and pary for that person as you wait. If you find this hard to do, turn to me. Say, "Father, this is tough. Help me." And I will.

There's a tremendous payoff for the humble. To begin with, I'm crazy about humble people. (My Son was the humblest man who ever lived.) Here's another benefit: When you're humble, in my time and in my way, I will lift you up. Trust me.

Your Father,