This is #22 in a series of blogs by PJ on the Gifts of the Holy Spirit. This blog looks at what the motivational gifts from Romans 12 might look like when Fred drops the cake at the dinner party. When Fred walks in from the kitchen carrying a huge ice-cream cake, he trips on the step and sends the ice-cream cake flying. How would you respond?
You poor thing! It could have happened to anyone. I remember once when clumsy old me …
Serving / Helping
No problem. I’ll just get a mop and quickly clean that up.
That’s what happens when you’re not careful! A great lesson for all of us to learn…
The reason that fell is that the plate was wet and slippery.
This is not a train-smash, guys. Don’t worry! You are usually brilliant at carrying trays…
I’ll just step out and buy some more ice-cream.
Listen up team: this is a momentary hic-up, but take heart as it won’t interfere with our greater long-term objectives.
Jim, would you get the mop. Sue, please help pick it up, and Mary, could you quickly make something else, please?