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    Humility And The Hitchhiker

    So I never pick up hitch-hikers as a rule. I don't know what moved me to do so today. I was heading from North Platte to Brady and he was just outside of North Platte. He jumped in and said "thanks for stopping". I said no problem, I'm going to Brady about 23 miles up the road, and I’ll take you that far. ...

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    Mac's Plight

    Mac’s Plight or Cowie Capers by Herb Hedeen An unbelievably true story The summers are hot in Grand Junction, Colorado. My friend, Howard McConnell, known to all his friends, as Mac, needed a haircut. He went to his favorite barber on Main Street. Now Mac was the kindest man you would ever meet. He was...

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    Just A Child Trying To Please

    Sitting at traffic light in a rickshaw, in the polluted air of an Indian city, my eyes fell upon the poor and desolate living on the road side. Inches away from the dirty tires and deafening engines of old motors there were innumerable children scanning the traffic for people who may give charity. A man and...

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Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Humility’

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    Timmy Werts

    Rescued 5 non-swimmers from Lake Robinson > unknown to news media > unknown to any local news affiliates. A man who doesn't want the credit.

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    Anthony F

    Dad served in the Navy in WWII. He had two ships shot out from under him. When the 2nd one went down, he was one of only 300 survivors. He spoke very little about it, and he always looked at his own role as very small compared to that of others. His survival is a story of courage, which John Wayne described as...

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    isabel roderiguez

    My hero its my mom. I see her like the most perfect woman in the world. I wish to be just like her one day. She is so simple and strong. She has that courage that everyone should have. I see her like my hero because i think she is amazing. also she is so honest when she has to tell you something she goes...

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Humility is knowing one's own strengths and weaknesses.
Jim E, Iowa

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WilliamEn

I must remember that Humility is not humiliation. Humility shows my my important part and place i the Universe. Humiliation is degrading and makes one person greater than another in a way that tears away the dignity of that person. Humility creates a sense of self worth in that it gives something to fulfill the potential of and then grow beyond. Peace, Friends to You.
Rawleigh Emmons, Tempe, AZ

teaching how to and what to do
alex, alto

Humility " Is having a humble heart,to show an outpouring of love for all living being, to be able to assist, in any way i can, selfless service to all ,without any selfish gain .
Seeta Sahadeo, Trinidad & Tobago

Humility is having a proper estimation of oneself.
Bruce Willingham, Warner Robins, Ga

Humility "Perpetual quietness of heart. It is to have no trouble. It is never to be fretted or vexed, irritable or sore; to wonder at nothing that is done to me, to feel nothing done against me. "It is to be at rest when nobody praises me, and when I am blamed or despised, it is to have a blessed home in myself where I can go in and shut the door and pray to my Father in secret and be at peace, as in a deep sea of calmness, when all around and about is seeming trouble. "
Anonymous, From a plaque in Dr. Bob's office

Humility: "Perpetual quietness of heart. It is to have no trouble.It is never to be fretted or vexed, irritable or sore; To wonder at nothing that is done to me, to feel nothing is done against me."
Anonymous, An Inscription from a plaque in the office of Robert Hollbrook Smith M.D. Akron, Ohio

Awesome!
yolo, montebelo

Humility is accepting others without question or favour.
Adesoji JE., Nigeria

HUMILITY......honesty..,umbrella..,mild..,intelligence...,loyal..,integrity..,trust.... yogurt.....
ejaz shahid, islamabad pakistan

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sarabeemer, landsboro

Humility is not having an exaggerated opinion of our own importance.
Bruce, Willngham

Humility is the True wisdom by which we prepare our mind for any possible changes in our life.
Mahesh, India

It's just like a bamboo. When it gets bigger and taller, it moves closely to the ground. A sign of Humility. When you become somebody, be nobody.
nathan ostrea, philippines

Humility is the amalgamation of love,hope,and forgiveness.
Raymond H., AL

I can't find a hero for humilty. Can somebody please help me?
Anonymous, ???

Humility is focusing on the needs of others.
Bruce Willingham, Warner Robins

I always tell my daughter that the most important quality to find in a future spouse is that of humility. I believe everything positive and good comes from this one quality. People who posess humility have the world view that life is not about them. They tend to live outside themselves , quietly being, loving and giving, not trying to feed their own egoes but rather filled with self love which is shared with others .
Debbie, Seattle

Humility for me is a sense of acceptance and peace within yourself. Humbling yourself can be one of the most difficult things to do in life...but once practiced it can bring you a sense of peace you never felt before and can open yourself up to never ending possibilities.
Mandy Candy, California