The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.
Whoever believes in him is not condemned, but whoever does not believe is condemned already, because he has not believed in the name of the only Son of God.
And with great power the apostles were giving their testimony to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and great grace was upon them all. There was not a needy person among them, for as many as were owners of lands or houses sold them and brought the proceeds of what was sold and laid it at the apostles' feet, and it was distributed to each as any had need.
Everyone to whom much was given, of him much will be required, and from him to whom they entrusted much, they will demand the more. How do you read it?
You cannot serve God and money. Fret not yourself because of evildoers; be not envious of wrongdoers!
For they will soon fade like the grass and wither like the green herb. Trust in the Lord, and do good; dwell in the land and befriend faithfulness. Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart.
Commit your way to the Lord; trust in him, and he will act.Helping Yourself Help Others is a rare combination of a warmly personal account of caregiving and a reassuring, clear-eyed guidebook that offers practical solutions to caregiver's typical problems.
Filled with empathy, this sensitive, encouraging guide will help you meet a difficult challenge head-on and find fulfillment and empowerment in your Reviews: 4. Thank you for the reminder. I have great difficulty helping myself.
It seems much easier to help others, and much more noble to do so. I am struggling with three concepts: 1. You are always where you need to be. 2. In making others happy, you will make yourself happy.
3. . Helping others can be a great way to keep that so needed focus away from yourself though. A lot of people rather look at others to make a change in how they live than at themselves as making changes in your own world can be scary and require a solid looking at yourself.
10 Great Leadership Quotes for Helping Others Grow #1 "Whoever wants to be a leader among you must be your servant." —Jesus of Nazareth #2 "Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself.
When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.". Helping Others Helps You Declining standards of living and continuing exportation of our jobs have resulted in rising stress levels for all Americans.
"Concern for others and concern for yourself can complement one another," Snyder says. "Find a way to do good for others at the same time as you do good for yourself," he advises.