In Dag Hammarskjöld’s book, Markings, the author writes of taking a humble view of our own works. Mr. Hammarskjöld’s comment is a modern-day take on John 3:30 in which John the Baptist declares, “He (Christ) must increase, but I must decrease.”

Be grateful as your deeds become less and less associated with your name, as your feet ever more lightly tread the earth.