Friday, March 11, 2016

SOL 11: Share

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I say it several times a day, "You can share!"

I have a visual graphic of it in my classroom.

We insist on it as grown ups teaching children.

Each day I consider the sharing that takes place.

Sharing of thoughts.  Sharing of tape.  Sharing of swings and recess balls.

The kids have it down.  (Mostly)

Sometimes I wonder, why don't I?

Jesus is pretty clear about this one:  Share with those who need it.  Share your home.  Share your food.  Share Me.

As it usually goes, when I drag my feet to share, I'm tired.  Cynical.  Worn out.

But when I'm extending hospitality, sharing that food, and reaching out with His Word?

I feel purposeful.

I feel invigorated.

I feel strong.

I thrive.

Let's share.

Joy!
Kendra

1 comment:

  1. Nice reflection, and you're right, we need to expect what we say to apply to us too.

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