Daily Inspiration, May 9th, 2019

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“Even if a man should be detected in some sin, my brothers, the spiritual ones among you should quietly set him back on the right path, not with any feeling of superiority but being yourselves on guard against temptation.” (Galatians 6: 1, JB Phillips New Testament)

Humility and compassion go hand in hand. We can help our brothers and sisters escape the wrong turns that lead to despair and darkness and guide them lovingly onto a path that is safe and right and truly satisfying.

Alertness is key. But the inspiration of Love is even more important. As we are receptive to God’s guidance for us, His purpose, we are aligned with what works well for us as well as what can be helpful to others. This is not about judgment or our own human opinions about another’s behavior. It is about heeding God’s call to share His light as we are led, and to let those who may seem to stray, know that there is a better way.

I like that this verse reminds us to both “quietly” and without a sense of “superiority” aid our fellow man. There should be a sweetness, respect, understanding about what we do. We retain our own humility, our awe of God’s presence and love for all of us. We keep ourselves awake to temptation—including that temptation to the sin of self-righteousness.

Let’s be kind and compassionate. Let’s be ready not to judge, but to love.

 

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About LauraMoliter

I'm a Divine Purpose Coach and Spiritual Activist. I'm also a poet, a Christian healer, as well as a singer/songwriter and a member of the band Rare Birds in Flight. I live in Austin, Texas, with my husband, Billy. I am also an identical twin.
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