"Why don’t you help them?" asked the quiet man on the horse, addressing the important corporal. "Me? Why, I’m a corporal sir!"
Dismounting, the stranger carefully took his place with the soldiers. "Now, all together boys - heave!" he said. And the big piece of timber slid into place.
The stranger mounted his horse and addressed the corporal. "The next time you have a piece of timber for your men to handle, corporal, send for the commander-in-chief." The horseman was George Washington, the first American president.
When he had washed their feet and put on his outer garments and resumed his place, he said to them, “Do you understand what I have done to you? You call me Teacher and Lord, and you are right, for so I am. If I then, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also ought to wash one another's feet. For I have given you an example, that you also should do just as I have done to you. ~ John 13:12-15
These are unique times we are living in these days. It offers us the opportunity to creatively serve our families, communities and workplace (even if we are working from home). Let's look for those opportunities this week!
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