Lifting up others and their endeavours is very important. In his letter the Philippian church, Paul tells us to not only be on the look-out for our own interests but also the interests of others. I think this verse can have multiple applications but for the purposes of my Friday Favourites I’m taking it to mean find interest in the interests of others. There is the benefit of encouragement to others as well as shared information within your community.
LEADING with TRUST: After Your Trust Has Been Broken – 5 Ways to Avoid a Victim Mentality – “You will have your trust broken. It’s not a question of if, but when. What’s important is your response after trust has been broken. You have two choices: victimization or resiliency.”
Marriage Gems: Is your spouse different from the person you married? – “But unless you married a goldfish, the person you married is a distant reflection of the individual who is living and breathing and changing before you each day.”
The Generous Wife: One Thing at a Time – “Bringing up multiple issues tends to cloud the discussion.”
Journey to Surrender: When Needs Go Unmet – “We all have a tendency to withhold love when we feel we aren’t receiving love in the way we want. It’s natural. It’s natural, but it’s not Biblical. We are called to radical love by the One who loves us radically.”
The mark of a true professional is giving more than you get. –Robert Kirby