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St. Josemaria’s 17 Signs of a Lack of Humility
1: Thinking that what you do or say is better than what others do or say
2: Always wanting to get your own way
3: Arguing when you are not right or — when you are — insisting stubbornly or with bad manners
4: Giving your opinion without being asked for it, when charity does not demand you to do so
5: Despising the point of view of others
6: Not being aware that all the gifts and qualities you have are on loan
7: Not acknowledging that you are unworthy of all honour or esteem, even the ground you are treading on or the things you own
8: Mentioning yourself as an example in conversation
9: Speaking badly about yourself, so that they may form a good opinion of you, or contradict you
10: Making excuses when rebuked
11: Hiding some humiliating faults from your director, so that he may not lose the good opinion he has of you
12: Hearing praise with satisfaction, or being glad that others have spoken well of you
13: Being hurt that others are held in greater esteem than you
14: Refusing to carry out menial tasks
15: Seeking or wanting to be singled out
16: Letting drop words of self-praise in conversation, or words that might show your honesty, your wit or skill, your professional prestige…
17: Being ashamed of not having certain possessions
striving for humility.
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