Frank Lloyd Wright wrote, “Early in my career, I had to choose between an honest arrogance and a hypocritical humility. I deliberately choose an honest arrogance, and I’ve never been sorry.”
It’s okay to know you are good at something. But is it really necessary to tell everyone how good you are? With all due respect to Frank Lloyd Wright, I think it is actually possible for you to be good at something and stay humble at the same time.
Peter said, “Humble yourselves, then, under God’s mighty hand, so that he will lift you up in his own good time. Leave all your worries with him, because he cares for you” (1 Peter 5:6-7).
In recovery, it is important to see how far we’ve come. But it is also good to remember how far we still have to go.
Recovery Step: Every step, you need to take another step up the hill of recovery. But be sure to take each step with humility.