unofficious

unofficious

(ˌʌnəˈfɪʃəs)
adj
shy, timid, or modest
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(26) As Caroline Simon observes, for Lewis, "God draws us through Need-love, all the while working to transform us into lovers who can love with a Gift-love that is selfless and unofficious, and transcends the need to be needed." (27) In regard to faith, then, Lewis's story indicates that a believer cannot fully trust in the divine until one recognizes one's own dependence on divine assistance.