meekness


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lack of vanity or self-importance

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the feeling of patient, submissive humbleness

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a disposition to be patient and long suffering

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In his homily he exhoted the faithful to "keep our hearts pure, to practice meekness and justice despite everything to be merciful to all, to live affliction in the union of God.
"Meekness is important: If we live in the world according to the ways of God, we will become channels of his presence; otherwise, we will not bear fruit."
He writes in Colossians 3:12-15: "Put on then, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience, (13) bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive.
"We need to learn from mothers that heroism is shown in self-giving, strength in compassion, wisdom in meekness." (DPA)
He said: "We need to learn from mothers that heroism is shown in self-giving, strength in compassion, wisdom in meekness." The New Year followed a disastrous 2018 for Francis, which opened with the explosion of the global sex abuse scandal and ended with the sudden departures of the Vatican spokesman and deputy in a sign of discord and dysfunction within the Holy See.
In her own admonition, she 'replaced self-scrutiny.' In meekness, she extended a 'pure and simple glance of God's goodness.' And 'that is all the doing you have to worry about.' She struggled for a long time to forgive the man who caused her great sorrow.
Humility: Humility is an often misunderstood word that people mistake for meekness or timidity.
They have been heartened by Theresa May's gradual retreats on Brexit -this week saw her give ground on Euratom- and the meekness of the Tory Brexiteers in response.
They are 1) Perseverance, Patience and Meekness 2) Joy and Sense of Humour 3) Boldness and Passion 4) In Community and 5) In Constant Prayer.
The midfielder did not have to wait long to celebrate his first goal as a coach as United capitalised on Swansea's uncharacteristic meekness.
Noting Thomas Merton's assertion that "meekness" is the biblical term for nonviolence, he finds Jesus' words in the Beatitudes to mean that the nonviolent will inherit the Earth.
The amount of monetary flood it will take to make this event a success there especially when meekness of Karachi's infrastructure is at its best, and is compared to the worst in the world.
Give him humility, the simplicity of true greatness , the open mind of true wisdom and the meekness of true strength.
The virtue of mitezza is usually translated as meekness and less often as mildness.
It remains to be seen whether such meekness is a passing style for the young, or if Matranga and her generation suggest a way of reflecting on and making use of powerlessness.