"Good self-esteem is confidence in one's worth or abilities. Think about Mother Teresa. That little nun had good self-esteem. She even dared to speak against abortion at the National Prayer Breakfast in 1993 before her invited hosts President Bill Clinton, and Vice President Al Gore, and their spouses. That's guts. That's self-confidence. And that's humility.
"All the saints understood that humility is the way to nail down a good self-esteem by depending on God rather than oneself. It's the understanding that everything comes from God and that God is everything."Mother Teresa called humility the mother of all virtues. . . ."
In a recent commentary, writer Patti Maguire Armstrong reflected on the meaning of humility and offered Mother Teresa's tips for cultivating this virtue.
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