A strong dose of humility

By Julie Bacon
Special to The PREVIEW

Recently, I ended my morning ritual of meditation and prayer in earnestness, stating, “God, I would like to know the true meaning of humility.” I then went on about my morning business.

While peeling my banana, a most astonishing reply formed in my mind.

“Go out on the streets and beg for money,” the voice said.

Laughing aloud, I said, “Yeah, right,” with a mocking tone.

“Go out on the streets and beg for money,” the voice came again. Looking up at my kitchen ceiling as if I could actually see the Diety who was doing the speaking, I said, “You can’t be serious!”

When I heard the voice a third time, I knew I was in trouble.

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This story was posted on January 29, 2015.