“You don’t always end up giving because you love. Sometimes you end up loving because you give.” _Ann Voskamp / aholyexperience.com / 07.06.12
Just do the right thing today.
Don’t make it about you—your feelings, your desires, and your goals; when faced with a choice just do the right thing.
It’s amazing at what happens when you just keeping doing right no matter the cost or lack of apparent reward.
It’s like a weight lifter who simply shows up at the gym each day to lift dumbbells (an appropriate name for those heavy lumps of metal). Observe him on day one and then check back a couple weeks later; he will have changed. Sticking with his training regimen will have changed him. Mr. Skinny will have morphed into Mr. Muscle.
In the same way, doing right regardless changes you and makes you a better person.
Oh no one may applaud when you do right. Doing right regardless is other a thankless task. Matter of fact, doing right regardless will sometimes bring persecution. But do right anyway, in the end you will be better for it.
- The ONE THING for today: Do right because it is the right thing to do—end of discussion.
Proverbs 11:18 (NKJV)
The wicked man does deceptive work, But he who sows righteousness will have a sure reward.