In light of all this, here’s what I want you to do. While I’m locked up here, a prisoner for the Master, I want you to get out there and walk—better yet, run!—on the road God called you to travel. I don’t want any of you sitting around on your hands. I don’t want anyone strolling off, down some path that goes nowhere. And mark that you do this with humility and discipline—not in fits and starts, but steadily, pouring yourselves out for each other in acts of love, alert at noticing differences and quick at mending fences. – Ephesians 4: 1-3
I really liked the last sentence.
Go forward with all you have – but do so with discipline and humility.
Consistently putting others before ourselves.
Consistently acting in a loving manner towards each other.
Not when we feel like it.
Not when it works out.
Not when we’ve gotten a good night’s sleep and don’t have a million other things on our minds.
This presents a difficult standard.
But what if we could just take a step towards it. Today.
One small, selfless act today.
One new pattern of interaction that begins today.
What could you do today to show humility and discipline?
Make it a great day.