Cs Lewis On Humility. For this is what humility truly is: Andrew swafford april 4, 2019.
Lewis describes humility not as having a low opinion of one’s talents and character but rather as self forgetfulness. A few weeks later, i read c. And, according to lewis, “if you think you are not conceited, it means you are very conceited indeed.” humility is harnessed to our intentions.
Pride And Vanity Are Restrictive, Turning Us Inward—Ultimately Making Us Sad, Insecure, And Restless.
Though lewis does discuss humility in his 1952 work “mere christianity,” the quote attributed to him in the facebook post does not appear in that book, nor in any of his other writings. Unchastity, anger, greed, drunkenness, and all that, are mere flea bites in comparison: Love is the key to humility.
He Will Not Be A Sort Of Greasy, Smarmy Person, Who Is Always Telling You That, Of Course, He Is Nobody.
Lewis institute “pride is your greatest enemy, humility is your greatest friend.” so said the late john r.w. But it is better not to think of ourselves at all. 1 this entails a radical honesty with ourselves about ourselves that begins to free us from the denials, pretences, and false images with which we deceive ourselves.
I For One Used To Envision The Ideal As Making A Concerted Effort To Disavow The Truth Of Any Compliment Ever Received.
Lewis “true humility is not thinking less of yourself; Probably all you will think about him is that he seemed a cheerful, intelligent chap who took a real interest in what you said to him. Stott, a remarkably humble man of great abilities and accomplishments who is often said to have made the greatest impact for christ of anyone in the twentieth century.
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It appears right before a block quote from mere christianity. And, according to lewis, “if you think you are not conceited, it means you are very conceited indeed.” humility is harnessed to our intentions. “humility is not thinking less of yourself, it’s thinking of yourself less.”.
A Few Weeks Later, I Read C.
If forced to choose between thinking very highly of ourselves and thinking that we are very small and dirty objects, we ought to choose the latter. Andrew swafford april 4, 2019. If you do dislike him it will be because you feel a little envious of anyone who seems to enjoy life so easily.