Do I live my day for “arriving safely” or “skidding broadside”?
1 Samuel 16:7 But the LORD said to Samuel, “Do not consider his appearance or his height, for I have rejected him. The LORD does not look at the things man looks at. Man looks at the outward appearance, but the LORD looks at the heart.”
Ecclesiastes 2:24 There is nothing better for a person than that he should eat and drink and find enjoyment in his toil. This also, I saw, is from the hand of God,
Proverbs 17:22 A joyful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.
1 Timothy 6:17 As for the rich in this present age, charge them not to be haughty, nor to set their hopes on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who richly provides us with everything to enjoy.
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I can live my day making sure my nails are perfect and my makeup unsmudged or I can enjoy the dirt with my grand babies and work up a bit of a sweat. I can sit all pretty in a chair watching others serve or I can be the one serving.
Lord, I thank You for allowing me experience life that has taught me the value of hard work and willingness/need to serve others. Amen!