Self-Care, or Self-Sacrifice? It’s BOTH

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The other day, Holy Spirit reminded me of an acrostic I learned as a child in church:

Jesus first
Others second
You last

J.O.Y. Joy. What do you think of this concept? Do you think that putting yourself last can really help cultivate the fruit of joy in your life?

There is definitely something to it. Let’s take a look at the biblical basis for this idea: “Don’t allow self-promotion to hide in your hearts, but in authentic humility put others first and view others as more important than yourselves” (Phil. 2:3, TPT).

Hm. Others as more important than yourself? Couldn’t such thinking lead to an unhealthy, low self-esteem? Here is where you need Continue reading Self-Care, or Self-Sacrifice? It’s BOTH