“I think what we reinforce over and over again in Christian circles is that your value is based on how useful you are.How much are you changing the world for God? How effective are you on the mission field? How well are you fulfilling your destiny?We marinate in that thinking, and it transforms our vision of ourselves, so that we only see our value based
“The meek man is not a human mouse afflicted with a sense of his own inferiority. Rather he may be in his moral life as bold as a lion and as strong as Samson; but he has stopped being fooled about himself. He has accepted God’s estimate of his own life. He knows he is as weak and helpless as God has declared him to
“The meek man cares not at all who is greater than he, for he has long ago decided that the esteem of the world is not worth the effort. He develops toward him self a kindly sense of humor and learns to say, ‘Oh, so you have been overlooked? They have placed someone else before you? They have whispered that you are pretty small stuff
How valuable are you? Do you truly know?