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Being Humbled Like a Hug

"And all I was trying to do was save my own skin,
But so were you."
-Relient K, "Be My Escape"

"Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you."
-Matthew 7:7

I was once warned against asking God for humility because it meant that you would start dropping a lot of things and tripping over stuff and generally making a fool of yourself uncontrollably.

I think I am being humbled lately, and while it has been extremely painful at times, I am starting to see that it is a lot more like a big hug from my King-Father than like something to fear. I didn't realize how much he loved me, the real me, the one I wanted to change back in 8th grade so that she would feel less invisible and more interesting to the people around her. I still don't get it, and won't until heaven, but God is speaking my language to me and it is changing my heart in humanly unattainable ways. I see him not only healing and reviving…

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