I Boast: A reflection on false humility

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So chances are if you grew up in the church, you’re pretty darn good at not boasting. You probably learned the hard way as a kid. But as a child, you have to outdo everyone around you somehow, so you had to find a way around boasting. 

Just think about it. Do you see people at church boasting? Usually not. Everyone knows it’s rude to talk about all the stuff you’ve done in a prideful way. 

Instead, we use secret boasting.

Read “I Boast” Here

This week, I’ve been writing some non-fiction for a change. The topic of false humility has been on my heart for a long time, as it’s something I unknowingly adopted from my Christian peers growing up and still struggle with now. It’s a sneaky trait that has infiltrated our entire culture including Christian circles, from the young to the old, and yet, no one’s talking about it.

Avoiding boasting may be easy, but adopting true humility is much harder. Even though it’s not fiction, I hope you’ll check out this post that’s really important to me. Just clink the link above!

Happy reading!

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