There is absolutely nothing wrong with having a career, the finer things in life or social media. But I hope to never forget to bond with other families or people offline. There is nothing sweeter than having children playing together while moms converse and share over a cup of lemonaid and baked goods. The shoulder of a friend can sooth away so much with just that small gesture. Stepping outside yourself and showing care and concern for someone outside of your four walls is what Christ is calling us to do in His name.
I love that technology has bought so many of us together and with it we have created a community that really does show love and concern for others. The village has become more vaste thanks to the web and has been a blessing to me personally. I just want to always remember to share with others in real life as well. Charity should not take a backseat to having more things. How many times have we upgraded to the newest equipment that could have fed a family in need. The price of most cell phones, GPS, or game systems could make sure several children are not without a coat this winter.
I pray that our society can once again become a village that raises our families!! Together we can show Christ in our actions and the way we treat our neighbors.
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