We need humility for healing and life.
“I’d rather hang out with a humble conservative than a self-righteous liberal. And I’d rather hang out with a humble liberal than a self-righteous conservative. Humility is life-giving. And self-righteousness is always toxic.”
I heard Shane Claiborne read from his chapter in the newly released How to Heal Our Divides book on Monday night, and these words resonated so deeply with me. Yes, we need to speak truth. Yes, we need courageous activism. Yes, we need people to stand up for justice.
Humility for Healing
And within all of that, we need humility for healing. Not the self-righteous posturing of being right that leads to more walls of division, but the righteousness of God that leads to healing and life.
If you want to learn more with Amy Julia:
- A Practical Guide: How to Heal Our Divides
- Social Justice Work Requires Spiritual Practices
- Forgiveness, Racial Healing, and Justice
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