It seems like "everyone wants to be a rock star." Have you heard anyone say that? Any of us can fall into that trap. What is beautiful for a woman is maturity, kindness, a quiet spirit, and a gentle heart. Meekness does not mean weakness; women can be full of grace and yet wise and smart. Those who are wise and smart, as a matter of fact, will know how to conduct themselves appropriately. They will mentor the younger women, not looking for praise but doing their part to pass on wisdom to the next generation. This is something that is beautiful. We women need to be INVOLVED.
Remember Uncle Sam's campaign that he was looking for a few good men? He wanted YOU? Well, God has called us women to be a few good women, to change the course of this culture toward godliness, purity, discretion, thoughtfulness, and wisdom. Wouldn't your world be a better place surrounded by people who are trying to be Christ-like?
When we are all doing our best to grow in our character, we all get along better. We will be more tolerant of each other, knowing we are all trying our best to improve and none of us are perfect. We will have a strong work ethic. We will keep our priorities in line: God first, family second, ourselves last. We will encourage one another in the Lord, and build each other up rather than tearing each other down as unfortunately we women tend to do. Ever hear women referred to as fighting like cats? When we are humble, we don't mind that other women appear better than us. We can't control others' opinions; we can only focus on our duty: living a pure and dedicated life for our Heavenly Father who loves us and made each of us special and unique in HIS eyes, the eyes that matter the most. His love is unfailing.
Below is Titus 2:1-15. Please read this and then pray about how God can use you to make a difference in the lives of those around you. It's a very beautiful role that will bring you peace, fulfillment and contentment, and meaning and purpose to your life like you have never known before. Anyone in your periphery who could use a mentor? It starts with you setting the example, and then reaching out and touching others' lives, one at a time, in simple yet loving ways.
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