The Value of Volunteering

What is the value of volunteering to me? Well, when it comes to volunteering, I do not see it as a sacrifice at all. Today I volunteered at Loaves and Fishes at my church. I feel like God has called me to help those less fortunate then me especially those living in poverty and below. I think He called me to do this because He believes that because I have had a fortunate life, I need to help those whose lives are not quite as fortunate.

I know volunteering is more for the people we help. I know that we give them something that they may not have access to. But I feel like I am given something in return. By seeing the look on their faces and the words they speak, I feel a sense of warmth that I have impacted those around me. Having this passion for volunteering helps me develop my spiritually and is part of why I am this spiritually strong person that I am today.

As Christians, we are known to do charity and show compassion, acceptance and love. We are known to help those in need. But for me I am helping people on a much deeper level. I just have this deep connection to those living in poverty and homelessness and still have no idea why. I feel like God is truly a part of my life and I always follow my heart. I alway stay true to who I am and never try to be someone I am not. If we allow Jesus in our lives, then everything seems a bit easier to handle.


Author: mphadventuregirl

I am a strong spiritual person who is a big fan of musicals. This blog deals with spirituality and musicals. I am finding that by writing about these, I am realizing I know more about each of them then I think I do. I hope you find my blog inspiring!

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