A friend recently shared a quote from Denzel Washington that says, "At the end of the day, it's not about what you have or even what you've accomplished...It's about who you've lifted up, who you've made better. It's about what you've given back." There are times, especially as we prepare for the holidays and buying gifts, that we focus on "stuff" instead of giving back in other ways.
As we prepare to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, we shouldn't just focus on the material things that we are buying. We should be sure to be content with what we have so we can focus on doing God's will in ways that will help lift others up and bring them to Him. God has promised to be with us, so we can count on Him for help in our lives and in reaching out to others. With God, we can be content and we can give back in ways that help make ourselves and others better!
Be content and call on God to help you help others!
Thank You for all that You give to me. Help me to rely on You and to be able to help others see Your power and glory. Through Jesus I pray, amen.