It was on a shelf far beyond his small stature.
To do the work involved reaching a shelf far above his head.
The job was beyond what he thought he was capable of but he was commissioned by his father and he wanted to at least try.
A chair might topple over or a stack of books perhaps. maybe a ladder to help him reach.
As frustration settled in he then thought “I have a big brother!”
He is loving, never too busy for me and never refuses to help me.
So I finally ask and the task was easily done.
I feel good and my big brother loves that I asked for his help.
The task on the shelf that I couldn’t reach was to love others as I should especially in
I thought I could do it alone, I tried and failed so many times in so many ways.
Even when I did succeed it was never really what it could have been.
Would I go to my big brother quicker next time or again try it alone?
Humility is telling your big brother “I can’t do it will you help me?”
Will you lift me up so I can do what Father is asking me to do?
Pride is self-sufficiency in not admitting that my sinful nature keeps me from being the