Egotism? Or the humility that heals?

I still laugh when I recall talking to a little girl I once met; she had an answer for everything! During our conversation I posed several questions for which there were no plausible answers. My goal was to elicit from her just one "I don't know." I finally gave up. She believed she knew it all.

This belief is not limited to children. For example, one might diligently work to gain an academic degree or special experience in a field. And he or she can be justifiably proud of this accomplishment. But degrees or extensive experience in a particular field sometimes lead people to believe that they know all the answers. There's where the problem lies!

Disillusioned? Look to the Christ!
July 7, 1986

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