To smile when you’d rather ignore.
To welcome others when you’re comfortable being alone.
To extend a hand when you’re already tired.
To open your mind to another way when you think your way is better.
To be patient when that does not fit your agenda.
To be tolerant when you do not understand.
To let go when you’d rather be in control.
To serve when you’d rather be served.
To have compassion that goes beyond your own wants and needs.
To persevere when you’d rather quit.
To be silent about others when you’re tempted to gossip.
To forgive when you feel righteous.
To be humble when you want to be proud.
To encourage when you’d rather criticize.