Let Love Shine

I volunteer a few hours a week at a food pantry/clothes closet for low income people in our county. One day God pointed out some unloving attitudes I had toward the people I served there and even toward some co-workers. So I wrote this prayer:

“Dear Lord, I see that my attitudes toward these requesting help and those I work with don’t reflect You well. I need more of Your mind toward them. Please help me to listen to Your thoughts and see both volunteers and clients through Your eyes as I’m doing my job there. Please help me distinguish between what I can control and what I can’t. Teach me to humble myself so I don’t get angry or think myself better than anyone.

You’ve been so merciful and patient with me, and You have forgiven me again and again. I want to let your love shine through me to others. Amen.”

“I tell you, her sins—and they are many—have been forgiven, so she has shown me much love. But a person who is forgiven little shows only little love.”

(Luke 7:47 New Living Translation)

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4 responses to “Let Love Shine

  1. Thank you for your honesty! God bless you as you work towards being all that God wants you to be which is to be like His Son. The process is a challenge, but we have the help of the Holy Spirit. I’m grateful for Him because it is hard dealing with this flesh.

  2. God’s grace is amazing, and he is amazingly graceful in showing us how to more like Jesus. You are a blessing to all of us.

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