Monkey Bread.

Oh man, monkey bread…

Monkey bread is one of those things we have probably once a year.

(Don’t get me wrong, I would love it every single day.)

So when we have the monkey bread, all that is in me wants to take the whole thing and eat it all.
Yes, ALL of it!

I doubt I am the only one here.

Or maybe your thing isn’t monkey bread.
Maybe you are a french fry guy.
Or you could eat all the Reese’s Eggs the local grocery store carries…

OK, so this blog post was not supposed to be about food.
Really it wasn’t.

(But I am hungry right now. Can you tell?)

Selfishness.

Yep. Selfishness.

I went there.

Everyone is selfish. We are born that way.

If you do not believe me, spend some time with a group of toddlers.

As we grow up, we are taught not to be selfish.
The goal is to be thoughtful of other people.
To be respectful.
To be kind.

Because selfishness can hurt.
Selfishness can be so very harmful.

I have hurt many of the people I love the most by selfish actions.
And I have been the victim of other people’s selfishness.
It hurt.

Honestly, when it comes down to it, I truly believe that selfishness is our biggest issue in society.

And don’t even start a list of people inside your head right now that are selfish.
I am talking to you.
And I am talking to me.

When our lives become only about us, we become someone very foul and ugly.

The minute I start thinking only of myself, what happens?
Everyone I love suffers.

How do you get to the point where you don’t make your life all about you?
How do you live a life that is unselfish?
How do you start to think that way?

Because, let’s be real.
This world does not revolve around you.
It doesn’t.

And at the end of the day, I do not want to be remembered for how incredibly selfish I was.

I want to be remembered for being humble, kind, giving.
Someone of grace and of substance.
Someone who relied on GOD and made efforts to give HIM glory.
Not myself.

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