Feeling like you are a part of a group, a team, a tribe, can be a great feeling. To be honest, I don’t know anyone that wants to navigate life alone. Even our introverted friends can desire to be included but sometimes encouraging others can be hard.
I think I do well at encouraging others and making them feel welcome… maybe because that’s what I want others to do for me? A smile can go a long ways in encouraging someone or a simple hello to let them know you see them.
I think it’s a little different though when we are in that group, team or tribe we call ours. I know that I want to really encourage and serve these people I love and work with and do life with. These are the people that help me get through the day, the work, the task at hand, life, the building of the Kingdom.
Did you know you are CALLED to ENCOURAGE others in God’s Word. It isn’t a suggestion we should consider. But why are we called to encourage? (Read this article on the calling of encouragement)
But encourage one another daily, as long as it is called “Today,” so that none of you may be hardened by sin’s deceitfulness. – Hebrews 3:13
Dayspring Cards offers some great ideas for encouragement. (Read this article on the calling of encouragement) Take the challenge and start encouraging today!