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The meek is like the mango tree. All its branches hang with fruit. Passer-by come and assails it with stones and sticks. It responds by dropping the fruit at every blow, at the feet of those who assail it. At the close of the season, it stands scarred and battered, its leaves torn off, its branches broken. Come the next year, it continues to bear fruit - more fruits than the previous year.

That is meekness. It does not try to conserve its self-esteem. It bears fruit, and blesses even those who are not deserving of it.