The Power of Humility and Meekness

Perhaps we would see the qualities of genuine humility and meekness more often expressed if they were more generally understood. Humility is sometimes mistaken for servitude or submission. And it is sad that the truly meek are often ignored or abused for their quietness and unselfishness. Meekness and humility are not, as mortal mind would have us believe, expressions of weakness. They are qualities evidencing spiritual strength.

Humility and meekness go hand in hand. Where one is, the other is usually present. One who is humble is unselfed, quiet, unpretentious. One who is meek is slow to anger, gentle, patient. A false sense of meekness may indicate lack of spirit, but one cannot lack spirit if he understands man's relation to God. We learn in Christian Science that God is infinite Spirit, or Mind, and man, made in God's likeness, expresses the qualities of Spirit, such as, intelligence, love, dominion, and strength.

Spiritual Evidence Is Supreme
November 4, 1967

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