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Category: Humility Prayers

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06 April

To be a witness does not consist inengaging in propagandanor even in stirringpeople up, but in being a living mystery.It means to live in sucha way that one’s life would not make senseif God did not exist. – Cardinal Suhard

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06 April

Let me have too deep a sense of humor to be proud.Let me know my absurdity before I act absurdly.Let me realize that when I am humble I am most human,most truthful,and most worthy of your serious consideration. – Daniel A. Lord, SJ

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06 April

O Jesus! meek and humble of heart, Hear me.From the desire of being esteemed, Deliver me, Jesus.From the desire of being loved, Deliver me, Jesus.From the desire of being extolled, Deliver me, Jesus.From the desire of being honored, Deliver me, Jesus.From the desire of being praised, Deliver me, Jesus.From the desire of being preferred, Deliver […]

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06 April

God, I am far too often influenced by what others think of me. I am always pretending to be either richer or smarter or nicer than I really am. Please prevent me from trying to attract attention. Don’t let me gloat over praise on one hand or be discouraged by criticism on the other. Nor […]

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06 April

Lord Jesus, when you walked the earth,Your humility obscure your Kingship.Your meekness confused the arrogant,Hindering them from grasping your purpose,Your nobleness attending to the destitute.Teach me to model after your eminence,To subject my human nature to humility.Grant me with a natural inclinationTo never view myself greater than anyone.Banish all lingering sparks of self-importanceThat could elevate […]

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06 April

Disturb us, Lord, whenWe are too well pleased with ourselves,When our dreams have come trueBecause we have dreamed too little,When we arrived safelyBecause we sailed too close to the shore. Disturb us, Lord, whenWith the abundance of things we possessWe have lost our thirstFor the waters of life;Having fallen in love with life,We have ceased […]

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