The Journey into My Heart — Humility

Six Virtues of the Heart

Six Virtues of the Heart

May 10, 2015
The next of the Six Heart Virtues that appears for me in my personal ordering is Humility. I have always been a prideful, arrogant personality. Yes, it’s true. As “pride goeth before the fall” I have taken more than a few spills in this lifetime. I have been arrogant, often believing that my way is the only way and that I KNOW what is happening at the front lines of duality and beyond. In recent years this attitude has softened but it still pops up now and then. The difference is that I can recognize it more quickly and release my position more easily than I could even five or ten years ago.

I have felt “entitled” most of my life. I have always thought that I deserved far more of material things than I was able to provide for myself in this lifetime. At times I was jealous and miserable, seeing the wealth of others. I “made do” with much less and then prided myself that I was somehow better than those who had more. This has been a stony path and my feet have hurt a lot.

So Humility is a key Heart Virtue for me to work with and honestly, I have not focused on this one so much. Why are we not surprised?! Well, let’s get to it. Here is what James has to say about Humility.

The soul expresses the love frequency derived from First Source. It is its most important purpose, while embodied within the human instrument, to circulate this delicate, sublime frequency of love to the human instrument. It will come as no surprise that it finds the heart a more willing collaborator than the mind. Humility is the realization that the heart, mind and soul co-mingle in the grace of First Source. That their very existence is upheld through the dispensation of love from First Source just as surely as a tree is sustained by sunlight. Continue reading