Humility, A New Beginning- Word of the Week

 Humility is non-existent in the midst of our addictions. Our behaviors are based solely upon our desire to ease our next craving. In recovery, we must obtain a new meaning of self.

Humility is non-existent in the midst of our addictions. Our behaviors are based solely upon our desire to ease our next craving. In recovery, we must obtain a new meaning of self.

Humility to me is acting with modesty. I have always considered myself to be a very humble person, however, I find that when I am running on self will, I lose all humility and pride and ego become my driving forces. I often question my motives in times of humility. Sometimes I believe it is a subconscious tool I use to manipulate others into getting what I want. Humility asserts truth. To be humble is to live in God’s will. Humility is non-existent in the midst of our addictions. Our behaviors are based solely upon our desire to ease our next craving. In recovery, we must obtain a new meaning of self. As Michel De Montaigne once said, “ On the highest throne in the world, we still sit on our bottom.”