On the day Heather got her master’s degree, we saw a good friend from church. He was one of the esteemed faculty at the front of the room. We had no idea that he was a PhD — or that he was on the faculty of the University of Denver. And we have known him for more than seven years.
I was very impressed that he has held his academic credentials “close to his chest”. To him, the fact that he is “Dr. H…” is just not that important. His gentle wisdom and grace are reflective of his humility too. He commands respect by not demanding it!
Takeaway: what are some ways you can be humble today — without being obvious?