Pride is fundamentally fueled by lies—
the lie that I am more important than I am
more powerful than I am
more intelligent than I am;
it deceives our hearts.
Humility brings truth
True humility recognizes our place in relation to God’s place.
Humility brings wisdom that starts with the fear of the Lord.
Jesus, at the center of it all.
And I’m looking toward it,
I’m looking through it,
that lens of perspective informing every aspect of my life
like the sun—
by it I see all,
not like an artificial, flashing, fading, light bulb on its way out,
but fresh, anew, bright, and true
By gazing at the Savior, pride dwindles here.