No matter how little you’re able to do, you can pray. Pray for what, you ask. I’m glad you asked. Suppose an ambulance zoomed by your house. Would you pray for the person or persons who are in crisis? It’s important that we are tuned in to the activity around us because God wants us to care for others, even if we don’t know their names. He knows their names and that’s all that matters.
Kindness is no virtue, but a common duty. – Frederick Greenwood
Have you ever felt God prompting you to make a phone call to a friend? Do you tell Him you’ll do it later? Chances are your friend needs to hear your voice right then… so don’t put it off. Pick up the phone and call.
Sometimes things happen in the world – and we feel so helpless, wondering what we can do to make things better. When God gives me words to write – words of encouragement – I try to get them jotted down immediately. Our words have meaning, and they have the power to make a change. Inject the super power of God, and they will surely make a difference!
Be an obedient and observant child of God in your corner of the world. There are so many people going through life wearing blinders. They see the road in front of them, knowing only where they are headed – not concerned about anyone else along the way. How sad!
I often think of Shirley Temple, the bubbly, curly-headed blonde who took audiences to happy places, away from their bleak reality. Christians should do for a hopeless world what Shirley Temple did for a generation of people living through the depression era. If you are a Christian and you sit on the Gospel of Christ like it’s a special little secret just for you and a select few, then shame on you! Shirley’s mom used a special word to turn on her little girl’s charm – that word was SPARKLE. When Shirley heard her mom say that – she knew it was time to give it her all. Does God need to come down here and whisper in your ear? Do we need to hear the Almighty say SPARKLE to us today?
Let’s say He’s done that… now do good, be kind, and SPARKLE for the Lord! 🙂