The unselfish kind of selfishness

Maybe you’ll be kind to someone this week because you want kindness.

Maybe you’ll forgive because you need forgiveness.

Maybe you’ll be generous, tell the truth with love, give the benefit of the doubt, encourage.

Because you want it. You need it in your world.

Like writing the novel you want to read, and hoping there are others like you, so you do the thing you want and need. And hope there are others like you.

You have good reason to have that hope:

With the measure you use it will be measured to you – Luke 6.38

About the Author


Gary Morland helps you feel better about your most challenging family relationships, and helps you actually improve those relationships - all by adopting simple attitudes, perspectives, expectations, and actions (the same ones that changed him and his family).


  1. bek

    Gary, thank you so much for confirming my heart.


  2. Reese

    This is a confirmation for me, too.

    Gary, thanks again for sharing!

  3. Abbie

    This is also like when I (try/pray to) model the qualities I want to see in my children. And knowing that I will be most content when I am most in God’s will to glorify Him using His own strength in me.

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