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Love is not PROUD.

Davis, proud of his organized collection of stuff

It is hard to not be prideful of success and accomplishments. Pride can easily overstep its welcome in my life. I will even seek compliments when I think that I have done a good job. I often feel defeated when I don’t receive affirmation when I think I did a good job. It’s a constant battle. I’ve heard it said before that the greatest enemy of success in our future, is the success we are experiencing right now.

My favorite verse in scripture attacks pride and promotes humility. John 3:30 points out that Jesus is always greater. In order to attack pride, I want to make much of Jesus.

Brag on Him

I’ve discovered that it is hard to learn when I think I have it all figured out. When I admit that I don’t have it all figured out, I tend to learn bigger lessons. And that is a whole lot better than learning a hard lesson after a fall from pride.

Loving this statement that I read today: “Don’t let your pride keep you from learning from people who are smarter than you.” – Perry Noble

I want to surround myself with people who are smarter than me. ⚓️

This is from a series of posts I made on Facebook during the summer of 2016.