been going through what I describe as a “stripping away” from titles
that made me feel important. I chose to step down as an artistic
director, a spokesperson for a noble organization but I didn’t realize
how important these titles made me feel. Hey this is Debbie Griffith
with Everyday Matters. In Colossians 3:4 God told me, be content with
obscurity, like Christ. I was to be content with being
When Jesus said, “Become like a “little child,” He
meant we’re to be willing to accept ourselves as least in importance.
The least is a symbol of those who have the lowest places in society;
the poor and the oppressed, the prostitutes, the tax collectors.
But Jesus concern was that these should not be despised or treated as
inferior (Matthew 18:10). He was well aware of their feelings of shame,
and because of their humility and His compassion they were of REALLY
great value. God’s grace falls on us not because of our titles in
society, but because it’s His good pleasure to love us just as we