This blog is a follow up to http://angelsandancestors.blogspot.ca/2015/09/angels-speak-agreeing-with-me.html.
PRIDE - dictionary.reference.com/browse/pride
- a high or inordinate opinion of one's own dignity, importance, merit, or superiority, whether as cherished in the mind or as displayed in bearing, conduct, etc. the state or feeling of being proud. a becoming or dignified sense of what is due to oneself or one's position or character; self-respect; self-esteem.
HUMILITY - dictionary.reference.com/browse/humility
- the state or quality of being humble. Word Origin and History for humility Expand. n. early 14c., from Old French umelite "humility, modesty, sweetness," from Latin humilitatem (nominative humilitas) "lowness, insignificance," in Church Latin "meekness," from humilis "humble" (see humble).
These days, we have nothing to reference to show a shining example of humility. Most people are caught up in their own legend about what they have done and how they have done it. Everyday people, not just celebrities, have a pride thing going on.
We are taught to stand in our power, to be proud of where we came from and how we got there. We have racial pride, religious pride, national(ality) pride, athletic pride, family pride, and even school pride.