It’s often noted that the only real way to become humble is to experience humiliation. But that’s something we all try our hardest to avoid. It’s not comfortable. It makes us look bad (or so we think). It’s often painful to endure. But, yes, it’s the surest road to achieving authentic humility. Many of the desert fathers understood this so well that they said a day without being humiliated was a day wasted. How have you handled those times in life when you’ve been brought to your knees and humbled by embarrassments or failures? Have those moments helped you grow spiritually? Share your take on this subject Monday.