Not About Me

It is not about me.


No way!

For real?!

This is disappointing. I want it to be all about me.


Come on!

Are you sure?

I want all that happens to be for the sole purpose of making me happy, comfortable, and a better person.

It's about me!

But it’s not.
When darkness fills my life, when loneliness weights my soul, when grief deadens my heart,
it’s not about me.
Yes, God loves me and wants the best for me, but what is best for me is not that everything (or anything at all!) revolves around me.
When circumstances occur that I don’t like, when hurtful or even ugly things happen, will I try to make it about me or will I let God use it to glorify Himself? Will I be able to let go of my own self long enough to let God use it to bring others to Him and bring His kingdom closer to fulfillment?
Huh. God glorified, loved ones brought to Him, His kingdom brought close to earth? As I think about it, this all benefits me.
Even though it’s not about me.


That's great!


Funny how God makes that all work out.

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  1. Carmen Clark says:

    Cute, cute pics!!! Made me smile! And those pouty, angry faces remind me of how I sometimes act when I don’t get my way! ; ) Thanks for reminding me it’s not about me.

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