Two Months of Daily Primility

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Few people have inspired me during the early part of this Primility journey like Sonia Thompson.

Not only was she one of the very first people to request a wristband (#9 right here!), she has always been willing to lend an encouraging word, comment on posts, share posts with her audience, and take the time to email me when she encounters primility impacting her daily life.

Sonia is the kind of person who makes you feel appreciated for the role you play in her life. We all need more such people in our lives, who lift us up and make us better.

So it is with great pleasure that I share with you the following email that Sonia sent me … about her impending adventure that I bet you’re going to wish you could join her on. Continue Reading

Do Vintage ‘Vette Owners Have Primility?

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That’s Anthony Sills in the red ‘Vette … wearing Wristband #21 proudly on his left wrist.

I’m not a car guy, so I can’t tell you what year that particular Corvette was made, nor can I spout any impressive specs about the vehicle picture. But even someone as clueless about cars as I am can recognize the badassery Anthony projects behind the wheel of this classic automobile.

Which begs the question that was asked here on Google+ when Anthony posted this picture:

Do vintage Vette owners have….Primility? ;)

And the answer is … it depends. Continue Reading

A Hardcore Lesson in American Primility

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As subscribers already know, the Primility Library has launched. (If you’re not a subscriber and want to know what it is and how it works, click here.)

The first book being read and passed around is Humility: An Unlikely Biography of America’s Greatest Virtue by David J. Bobb. As you might expect, it is a book that celebrates much of what is good and virtuous about the United States of America. And considering the people Bobb profiles — Abigail Adams, Abraham Lincoln, and Frederick Douglass, to name a few — it’s hard to argue with him.

But all of us, Americans and non-Americans alike, know that the history of the United States is far more nuanced than could ever be captured in 188 pages about a handful of people and how they embodied a single virtue.

Which is perfectly fine. It makes sense. And it’s what makes the history of the United States such a compelling prism through which to view and learn about primility. Continue Reading