Everybody has an opinion. Your opinion of yourself has a lot to do with how you feel on a daily basis. My friend Kirk included an interesting thought within his e-mail today that said, “Humility is not thinking less of yourself, but thinking of yourself less.” People often confuse humility with having a poor opinion of yourself, but that is just as much a pride problem as thinking you are better than other people. What you are really saying is that your own opinion is somehow better than, or superior to the opinion of others. So your spouse thinks you are awesome but you think you stink. Your friends think you are incredible but you think you’re miserable. You think you are worthless but God thinks you have immeasurable worth. Who is likely to be right? Don’t cling so tightly to your own opinion that you remain stuck in your
loans at home for you This week’s message is coming a day late because I spent yesterday in my Strategic Coach meetings in Santa Monica California. While I was there I realized that sometimes I am hesitant to admit or reveal my weaknesses to others. This is a common factor for most people, probably because we see it as a sign of weakness or something. The realization I had is that if I refuse to share my weakness, I prevent others from sharing their strength. This is the whole reason why we all have different strengths and weaknesses. Because of this we can exchange with each other and improve each other’s lives. Serve others through your strengths, and give them opportunities to serve through your weaknesses.