Selfishness…what an awful thing it is. I continuously see selfishness rear its ugly head, all around me, all of the time. God made this perfect world for us and we, the humans he made, in his own image, have ruined it with selfishness and greed. We have no positive regard for others. It is all about “SELF”. All of us have some selfish traits at one time or another. Yet all of us are not always selfish! There are times when we crave certain things, even if it is just contentment or something we really want. Yet those things don’t make us greedy or selfish, unless taken to the max!
–never lending a hand
–always wanting something from SOMEONE
–being ungrateful for what YOU HAVE
–NOT thanking GOD for what you have, because of HIM!
–asking a person to do something, and wanting them to stop and do it on your terms, with no regard for what the other person is doing or has to do
–“just because” phone calls, text messages, visits. YET, when something is WANTED or needed OR they realize they have been a complete idiot, here they come, blowing ya up…Shaking my head!
–giving you something, yet, the “gift” has a hidden meaning. (A person gives you something because they want you to do something for them or need to bug you about something for the next month)
What happened to caring & empathy? What happened to being nice to someone just because? Selfishness & greed has taken a toll on society as a whole and in relationships of all kind. What happened to giving without always having a trick up your sleeve?
I always try to let the ones I love know I love them through kind deeds and actions. Showing love and appreciation is not always shown through giving material things. Sometimes others just need you to GIVE or LEND them a shoulder to cry on. Some just need someone to listen to them and offer encouragement. Some just need, at some times, someone to simply “be there”. The power of knowing someone is there with you, whether they say a word or not is simply priceless.
If only people could get over themselves and realize the world is bigger than THEIR WORLD and just be there sometimes for someone else, the world would be a much better place!
((Thoughts from the heart))