Humility is a great gift. I believe it is achieved by total submission of one’s will to God’s will. In the Sermon of the Mount Jesus says: “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth”. The meek (or humble) are those who quietly submit to God; who can bear insult; are silent, or return a soft answer; who, in their patience, keep possession of their own souls, when they can scarcely keep possession of anything else. These meek ones are blessed, even in this world. Meekness promotes wealth, comfort, and safety. The scriptures time and time again relate how God loves the humble. From Zephaniah, "Seek the Lord, all you humble of the earth, who have observed his law; seek justice, seek humility;" and "I will leave as a remnant in your midst a people humble and lowly, who shall take refuge in the name of the Lord: the remnant of Israel." And from Psalm 146, "The Lord lifts up those who are bowed down." From Corinthians: "Think of what you were when you were called. Not many of you were wise, not many influential, and surely not many well-born. God chose the absurd to shame the wise; he singled out the weak to shame the strong. He chose the lowborn and despised, those who count for nothing, to reduce to nothing those who were something." God judge a person by the success they have achieved in this world. But He reaches out with love and healing and blessings to the meek, the poor, the oppressed, the hungry, the blind, strangers, orphans, widows, the weak, the despised, the sorrowing, and the persecuted.