compassionate and gentle

Humility was an unending web built into every facet of creation. And at the center of it, mankind was humble before God, and the creator of galaxies chose to walk on earth with people.


Humility is beautiful. It’s what takes away our breath. It opens the world to the light of life.

compassion unties the veil of this world

Compassion is like anti-matter. It has a special power to dismantle. Little remains, in the presence of compassion, after the clammer and nonsense of pride and insensitivity implodes on itself. The awkward, uncomfortable truth is revealed as the fallacies of arrogance fade. Compassion undoes the bite of sin’s poison and brings us back to the truth of Eden.

uncontrolling surrendered gentle kindness

When we are gentle and kind we are Godly. Gentle kindness is surrendered compassion. It is not controlling. We are willful ambassadors when we are gentle for God’s sake; kindness is what anyone would say about us.

posts about humility
  • a woman, in white, walking in the forest of unforgiveness looking for God and forgiveness.

    the most important thing i’ve learned so far

    If I could only impart one trait to my children, I would choose forgiveness and compassion for others. We naturally think of these as important gifts for those that have......
  • The beautiful feet of a strong servant walking in Eden.

    the beautiful feet of a strong servant

    Humility is a prerequisite for true strength. Likewise, strength is essential for humility. There's nothing contradictory about a strong servant or a humble leader. In fact, they are, perhaps by design, inseparable. These two qualities in tandem have been an especially rare experience for me personally, as well as in...
  • The church as a hospital and sanctification.

    two sides of the same coin

    It is human nature to thrive amidst our striving–and to desire things to work just that way. We work hard and then we win! Western culture has developed largely out......