I, Me, and Mine

I, Me, and Mine

How often do you find yourself using the words I, me, and mine during the day? When these words dominate our thinking and conversation, it can be a warning sign that we are being driven by self-centered pride and fear. On the other hand, have you noticed that each step of Lead Like Jesus EGO’s Anonymous 12-Step Process begins with I? Listen for how you use the words I, me, and mine. Do you use them to claim privilege or to humbly, God-confidently accept responsibility and choose to lead like Jesus?

All a person’s ways seem pure to them, but motives are weighed by the LORD. —Proverbs 16:2

Prayer: Lord, let me hear my words as You do. Reveal my self-serving tendencies. Transform my motives. Change my focus from me to others and replace pride and fear with humility and God-confidence. Free me to live for Your glory and the good of others. In Jesus’ name I pray, amen.