Tragedies like the tornados in Washington this week expose my self-centeredness. Not because I don’t want to help. But because every time a chance to help comes up, I immediately look for a way to make it about me. A devastating event for others becomes an opportunity for me to be a hero.

If I’m honest, I feel more concerned with answering the question, “where do I fit in all of this?”, than I am with actually helping the situation.

I hope that some day I’ll be an truly generous person. In the meantime, we still have to help. No reason for my internal battles to slow down progress for others. But I have to say, I’m disappointed with my internal state this week. I wish it was better. I wish I was better.

Where Do I Fit In All Of This?