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Humility (Poem)

As through the golden corn I wentTo pluck the ears at harvest time,I noticed those that lowliest bentWere in their prime. If one should in a garden seekWhere sweetest fragrance might be found,He'd choose the violet, hidden, meek,Low, near the ground. When stars are shedding through the nightTheir feeble radiance…
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Spiritual Humility

Who would be the companion of the wise,And know the Cosmic Splendor; he must stoopWho seeks to stand; must fall who fain would rise ;Must know the low, ascending to the high;He who would know the Great must not disdainTo diligently wait upon the small;He wisdom finds who finds humility.…
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The Second Exhortation, Concerning Humility

The Humility that is blameless,To this I exhort men;I point them to the sublime pathway of Humility.Without Humility who shall see Truth?Without Meekness who shall comprehend the All-One?Without Lowliness who shall find the Great Reality?Love dwelleth with Humility,Wisdom also abideth there;And peace remaineth with the lowly heart.Put away thy Pride,Think…
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The Valley of Humiliation

When the writer of the epistle to the Hebrews speaks of the sin which doth so easily beset us, surely he must mean pride! For of all human vices, pride is not only the most deeply-rooted, the most prolific, and the most subtle, but also the most sensitive and the…
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The Divine Companion

You can listen to James Allen's book The Divine Companion using the player below. Click on the play button to listen online or you can download the files to your computer using the links in the download column for use on your iPod or other MP3 player. .mp3browser {width:100%} .mp3browser…
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Humility

"Humility is like a tree, whose root, when it sets deepest in the earth, rises higher, spreads fairer, stands surer and lasts longer." Thus says Jeremy Taylor, and the most obvious teaching we derive from his words is, that the character which has for its foundation the roots of humility,…
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Humility

Could the mind of man be seen as a garden, its choicest and rarest flower would be called humility. A careless wanderer there, however, would not readily find it; the more florid blossoms would catch his eye and strike his fancy, but the grave and sincere nature-lover would detect it,…
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Humility

Humility is the keynote of success. The arrogant and the conceited are not so likely to succeed even in the ordinary events of everyday life as the humble, as they are not willing to assist and to do as others wish, but like to take the lead in all things,…
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