I love phrases like “make shit happen” and “just do it” because many times it’s the teeny booty kick we need as we’re creating better businesses and lives. It’s like our brain saying to our body, “Hey you, by yourself right there, no one is going to do it for you. Get going.”
Because we can do it all, right? Strong, independent, and fierce.
But if we’re always in that state of mind, coupled with social media platforms that tend to be more egocentric than connective, we may miss one of our most important callings…. to serve others.
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service to others. Mahatma Gandi
Light has come into the world, and every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or the darkness of destructive selfishness. This is the judgment. Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, “What are you doing for others?” Martin Luther King Jr.
You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh; rather, serve one another humbly in love. For the entire law is fulfilled in keeping this one command: “Love your neighbor as yourself.” Galatians 5:13
If Jesus can wash his disciples’ feet, we can serve better than a retweet or a free ebook with strings attached.
So let’s change the phrase this week to,