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June 15, 2002

Dr. Bob defining humility:

On his desk, Dr. Bob had a plaque defining humility:
"Perpetual quietness of heart. It is to have no trouble.
It is never to be fretted or vexed, irritable or sore;
to wonder at nothing that is done to me, to feel nothing
done against me. It is to be at rest when nobody praises
me, and when I am blamed or despised, it is to have a
blessed home in myself where I can go in and shut the
door and kneel to my Father in secret and be at peace,
as in a deep sea of calmness, when all around and about
is seeming trouble."

"Dr. Bob and the Good Oldtimers", page 222, first written
by Andrew Murray, a So. African religious leader, ca. 1828-1917.

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God bless & take it easy!

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