In my devotional time in Thomas a’ Kempis’ Imitation of Christ, I came across these simple, yet profound words from the Voice of Christ:
“MY CHILD, I will teach you now the way of peace and true liberty.
Seek, child, to do the will of others rather than your own.
Always choose to have less rather than more.
Look always for the last place and seek to be beneath all others.
Always wish and pray that the will of God be fully carried out in you.
Behold, such will enter into the realm of peace and rest.”
I think if we Christians simply became people who naturally lived this out in our daily lives, the entire world would be a better place.