We are different yet the same!

142848_origReflection from a parishioner… 

I was reading a book that focused on how unique we are – each and every one of us created by God to be different, to be special, in His image and likeness. When we are born, there is no other individual exactly like us. We will mature and develop skills and characteristics that will also be very unique. 

When we consider Stewardship, we can also be very unique in the way we give of our Time, Talents and Treasures. As a child, I remembered many of the people who I saw at Church -each one helped the Church in his or her own way. My Aunt and her friends were cooking at least three days a week. Preparing for bake sales, funeral luncheons, wedding celebrations – a task that required hard work but it always seemed easier when they were working together. The one memory I have is that everyone was unique but everyone worked together with a common purpose and single goal – supporting their Church. Let us, as well, remember how different we are yet how we are alike when in comes to being a Steward.

About mychristmycare

Guiding the Stewardship Committee, as part of the National Standing Committees of the Serbian Orthodox Church in the United States
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