Philippians 4-13 Reflection

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“I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” This sole verse, Philippians 4:13, is something I can relate to quite often. I was raised in a family of faith, therefore, I spent a majority of my life studying at a private school. To me, faith is about believing in something you can’t see or comprehend. The concept requires a great deal of trust, and that’s something I didn’t used to understand. But over time, I have learned, that God will teach you how it works. God has blessed me in more ways than I can begin to count, but has also taught me one of the greatest lessons--and that is no matter what, everything will be okay. Family has played a significant role in my life, especially in my faith. My grandpa was one of these figures that I really looked up to. He was the kind of person that could positively inspire anyone with just a simple, but lengthy conversation. One night, we were talking on the phone about the…show more content…
I played organized youth sports, participated in community activities, and attended a private school. I saw volunteers every day when I went through the lunch line, went outside for recess, or in the concession stand at a sporting event. There has always been people giving up their time at every point in my life, which has prompted me to want to participate in community service myself.
The need of community service is something that will never diminish. No matter where you look, there’s always someone in need. There is a story about a little girl who was throwing a beach full of starfish back into the ocean one by one. Observers laughed and said that she would never make a difference. She bent down, threw another fish back in the water and said, “I made a difference to that one.” Community service isn’t always about grand gestures and feeding the homeless. Sometimes the simplest act of helping others can make such a difference in people’s
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