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KNOW THYSELF. WHY IS HUMILITY IMPORTANT? HUMILITY, THE BASIS OF ALL VIRTUES, THE DWELLING PLACE OF LOVE. In the post on the” Humility of Jesus,” we saw how Jesus told us to “Learn from me for I am meek and humble of heart” (Lk 11:29). The triumph of God’s love was made possible through His…