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Monday, March 21, 2011

Daily Thought: Divine Humility

"I call this a Divine humility because it is a poor thing to strike our colours to God when the ship is going down under us; a poor thing to come to Him as a last resort, to offer up 'our own' when it is no longer worth keeping.  If God were proud He would hardly have us on such terms: but He is not proud, He stoops to conquer, He will have us even through we have shown that we prefer everything else to Him, and to come to Him because there is 'nothing better' now to be had." ~ C. S. Lewis, The Problem of Pain, pp. 86-87

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