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Confident Humility : Becoming Your Full Self Without Becoming Full of Yourself - Dan Kent

Confident Humility

Becoming Your Full Self Without Becoming Full of Yourself

By: Dan Kent

Paperback Published: 11th June 2019
ISBN: 9781506451923
Number Of Pages: 216

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Almost all self-help books emerge from one of two flawed views of the self, and these mutually exclusive ditches are destructive. The Ditch of Smallness says that people are fundamentally bad and that humanity's greatest spiritual threat is pride. The Ditch of Bigness says the exact opposite: people are fundamentally good, and shame is our greatest danger. Dan Kent presents a third view, a road between the ditches. He shows how the humility Jesus revealed offers the most accurate and freeing view of the self. Whereas shame and arrogance are dysfunction steroids (making our depression darker, our anxiety tighter, our addictions stickier, and so forth), humility, as Jesus teaches it, counteracts shame and pride, thereby subverting two major psychological forces that thwart us.

Once we embrace this new way of seeing ourselves--how Jesus sees us--we begin to relate to ourselves, to others, and to the world around us in a way that allows us to overcome a whole host of vices and self-sabotaging behaviors. Furthermore, whereas the ditches both lead to powerlessness and passivity, humility as Jesus teaches it is empowering, fosters proactivity, and serves as a scaffold for true confidence.

ISBN: 9781506451923
ISBN-10: 1506451926
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 216
Published: 11th June 2019
Publisher: FORTRESS PR
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.96 x 13.97  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.27

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