“Don’t act out of selfish ambition or be conceited. Instead, humbly think of others as being better than yourselves. Don’t be concerned only about your own interests, but also be concerned about the interests of others.”
Philippians 2:3-4 GW
In this ever-changing world, we can get extremely caught up in the affairs of our lives that we fail to show concern to those around us. I felt that this scripture is relevant to our current society. I’ve seen too many people cheating, lying, and backstabbing one another to get ahead in life. What happened to the day when people were more supportive of one another? What happened to the unity found in a community?
In light of the holiday season, there is usually an emphasis placed on giving to those in need. I want to encourage you develop a habit of showing compassion and concern to those that you encounter. It doesn’t have to be big. Share a smile to a stranger…it’s free. Hold the door open someone when you’re out and about. Send a text message, or better yet, make a phone call to a relative or old friend that you haven’t heard from in a long time. The list can go on and on. Be creative in how you show concern , just as long as you do it.
In the spirit of being lovely!