Something that the pandemic has exposed in society has been selfishness… we knew it was there but it’s as if there’s been a big spotlight on it during the last few months.
So how do we overcome selfishness in our lives?
The Rise and Fall of Selfishness Begins and Ends with Generosity.
Here’s what I mean… selfishness begins with a lack of generosity. When we’re not generous with our time, or our energy, our finances, our love, our kindness, it leads to selfishness as we put me, myself and I first.
But we can put an end to selfishness by choosing to be generous. When we choose to be generous with those things then we are looking beyond our self, at the bigger picture.
Our greatest example of generosity is Jesus, he willingly laid down his life for us. (John 10:18)
To follow Jesus means we need to seek out every area of our lives that can be selfish, and to lay it down by picking up generosity.
But how? Here’s 3 simple and achievable things we can do…