“Humility is not thinking less of yourself, it’s thinking of yourself less.” C.S. Lewis

This, for some, seems to be a hard concept to comprehend. There are so many of us out here that claim to be humble in our endeavors, to accept praise and claim that what we are doing is not about ourselves but rather for a greater cause.

True humility is accomplishing tasks in a manner of true selflessness. Selflessness is not easily found these days: it seems to me at least. It seems that though individuals or even groups accomplish tasks or feats of greatness claiming that they were completed on behalf of a greater cause.

I challenge some of these through thorough research or actually addressing the group or person and find that indeed, the missions accomplished were acts of selfishness or personal gain. I would have no problem with this at all if this were mentioned up front as often many of their supporters or otherwise think that they are contributing to a greater cause which was never the case.

My challenge is that all of us ensure that we are supporting what we think we are going to support. If we are comfortable giving or engaging in an endeavor that is dedicated solely to our own welfare than that’s fine…but don’t claim otherwise.

Honestly speaks highly is is a virtue of its own and supersedes all others as far as I am concerned. Humility, without honesty and integrity is useless and make work for you once or twice…but you’re bound for failure in the long run.

Just today’s thoughts from my recliner! 😉

Have a great week!