The word “humility” comes from the Latin word “humus,” which means “dirt,” or “earth.”
To be humble is to be connected to the earth; to our earthiness and creatureliness. Absent this, we end up carrying a load we cannot carry; it all! Rather than expanding our world, this ends up reducing it and boring us.
A Christianity lived un-humbly is boring. And you don’t want that, do you?
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