Was thinking on this today…
We volunteer because we care, we serve because we are passionate about something.
I’m really thinking about what I’m passionate about. I can list a few. If you follow my journey you probably can list a few things about me as well. I think adoption, tennis, painting, my children, running(not) come to mind. I just think I need to find better ways to serve in those area’s. I think I’ve done some things ok but I think there is so much more opportunity to be able to share my life with others. Others that I am close with, others that I randomly see, others that I hardly ever see. And when I share my life I get to share the Fathers life. We all do.
I just asked Emma what she is passionate about. She said, ” playing with my sister and painting and watching TV.” Hmmm. I then asked her how she could use her painting to serve people. She said” I could send pictures to Frankie and his friends, to Christopher to Sterling.” I think she is getting it. So I ponder how to serve. How are ways that you serve in the area’s that you are passionate about?
My friend Courtney had a great post today. I loved it. She talked about loving people. Go read it. Loving people is something I need to do so much better if I really want to care and serve… She reminded me today of what God says about love…
-not jealous or boastful or proud or rude
-does not demand its own way
-does not keep a record of wrongs
-never glad about someone failing
-rejoices when Truth wins out
-Never gives up
-Never loses faith
-endures every circumstance
-will last forever
I needed to be reminded about that again. Because without love, it really does not matter.