"You aren't supposed to blow your own horn."
"Don't let your left hand see what your right hand is doing."
"If you do good works to be seen by men and receive praise from them, don't expect God to reward you, for you have already received your reward."(*4)
Yeah, okay. But you know, I can tell the difference between people who, looking for hero-worship, are constantly talking about the good that they do, versus those who describe the charitable projects they're involved with so that others will be inspired to volunteer or support these works financially.
What I am about to do feels very uncomfortable for me. It seems immodest. Here goes.
There. I said it.(*1)
Why did I publish this? (*2) I can tell you that giving part of yourself to the world makes you feel more connected to it, improves your mental and physical health. Yes, by all means, find a few of the many volunteering opportunities that exist, and start reaping those benefits for yourself.
(*1) Aw. No I didn't.
(*3) What does this have to do with Tuesday What's in the News Day? Do you know that every time you share the Kroger page on Facebook, this grocery chain will give $5 to relief efforts in Houston, Texas which is experiencing catastrophic flooding post Hurricane Harvey.(*4)
(*4) How many stars in my heavenly crown will this footnote get me, I wonder....DOH!