We all have heard the saying “To be or not to be”.
In relation to our daily interactions, how affectively do we illustrate our Christlike being to self and others?
When we wake up in the morning who is the first person we greet? Do our inner spirit yearn to say Praise God and good morning God, Jesus, Holy Spirit and (say your name).
After our wake-up calls, do we chat with God in prayer, or head for the media through our cell phones, computers, or televisions?
In preparation for our daily activities, do we seek the guidance of the Holy Spirit, self-righteousness, families’ leaderships, or others’ decisions for our lifestyles?
While commuting to our jobs, schools or various events are we complaining about traffic jams or are we thanking and praising God that we “GET” to commute to our various destinations?
Regardless of our past choices, the Be we want to be in this present moment will incorporate the following character traits:
Honesty- “Do not lie to each other, since you have taken off your old self with its practices” (Colossians 3:9).
Humility- “Reverence for the Lord is an education in itself. You must be humble before you can ever receive honors” (Proverbs 15:33).
Respectfulness- “But have reverence for Christ in your hearts and honor him as Lord. Be ready at all times to answer anyone who asks you to explain the hope you have in you but do it with gentleness and respect. Keep your conscience clear, so that when you are insulted, those who speak evil of your good conduct as followers of Christ will become ashamed of what they say” (1 Peter 3:15-16).