Category: pride

Avoid taking pride in suffering

August 14, 2018 | 34 comments

Have you ever participated in a brag-fest as to “Who suffered the most?” I remember hearing my dad say, when we children ever complained about having to exert ourselves, “When I was a kid, I had to walk 5 miles

The vanity of opinion

May 24, 2013 | 7 comments

How important is your opinion?  How important do you think your opinion is?  Do you think your opinion is more important than it really is?  The answers to these questions tell a lot about how much humility you demonstrate, and

Purpose of prayer

November 2, 2012 | 3 comments

Experience proves that some types of prayer are a whole lot more effective than other types of prayer. For instance, pleading, begging or bargaining with God brings meager results.  Jesus said that our Father knows what we need before we

Defeat pride and ego

October 26, 2012 | 10 comments

Do you feel like you always have to be right? Do you interrupt conversations with others in order to get your opinion in and be heard—every time? Do you feel like what you have to say is more important than

No need to be embarrassed

September 10, 2012 | 30 comments

If one has practiced Christian Science successfully for years, even decades, and then finds him or herself under extreme circumstances that causes him or her to seek temporary help from the medical community, should they feel embarrassed or like they’re