Act 4: After You
Putting ourselves first comes incredibly easy to our culture – just think about a group of strangers jostling to get on a train. Today, we’re taking a firm 180 on that me-first tendency, and finding a couple of practical ways to put others first. Expect surprising results.
Choose how you’ll complete today’s act:
Whether you live in a bustling city or somewhere more low-key, take the time to say ‘Good morning!’ to people you meet today, letting them go first through the door, or in the queue.
At home or work, do someone’s chores before they do. Put them first by getting there first.
Are you in a situation where your desires clash with someone else’s? Prioritise their wishes above your wishes, even (especially!) if they aren’t in line with yours. Budge on the stubbornness. Make the sacrifice.
“Be devoted to one another in love. Honour one another above yourselves.”
(Romans 12:10 NIV)
Find out more from https://40acts.org.uk/act-4-after-you/