You Were Created to Serve

createdtoserve“If anyone serves me, he must follow me; and where I am, there will my servant be also. If anyone serves me, the Father will honor him.” John 12:26

I think all of us who are creative and trying to use our talents feel that God gave them to us for a reason. We feel they need to be used and nurtured, as well as shown off to the world. But that’s where thing get wonky.

When we show off our artistry, we can get all sideways with things. Suddenly we get concerned with odd things like what people will think, whether we are amazing, and even how we’ll make money at it. These things start to really affect how and sometimes even if we will continue to pursue our art.

I’ve even heard artists say or intimate that if no one is buying it, and there’s not money to be made here, then why pursue art at all?

If we can’t absolutely be the best at our chosen art form, what’s the freaking point?

But there’s a simple answer to these concerns.

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