John I. Carney (Tennessee, USA)
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The one who is greatest among you will be your servant. All who lift themselves up will be brought low. But all who make themselves low will be lifted up. - Matthew 23:11-12 (CEB)
As I returned to my hotel room soaked from the rain, I passed two members of the housekeeping staff in the corridor. One of them stopped me and pointed at my untied shoelace. I thanked her but didn’t stop to tie it. After all, I was only a short distance...
If I want to show God’s love, I will first be a servant.
Hotel housekeeping staff
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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.”
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