Slave- a person entirely under the domination of an influence or person. (Dictionary.com)
I need you to become a slave.
A good slave.
A slave that serves three masters.
Your ultimate master and “master of all masters” is God.
Your second master is your craft and the gifts/calling God has bestowed upon you.
Your third master is you, yourself.
Serving the Ultimate Master
Ignore your pride and learn to serve God. Submit yourself entirely to his domination and influence. Learn all you can about his word and his commandments. Read and re-read the stories within the Bible and apply the lessons learned to your life.
When was the last time you “took notes” or wrote down God’s word? When was the last time you studied God’s word? Allow God to become your teacher. Allow God to become your master.
Serving Your Craft
Everyone has a gift. Everyone has a calling or mission. We must take our gift, our calling, and mold it into our craft. We then must develop our craft and use it to make an impact on our city, our state, our world.
Are you a slave to your craft? Are you committed to your craft? Do you only work on your craft when “you feel like it?”
Please commit to your craft.
Please commit to becoming the best in your field.
Please commit to transitioning from a “slave to your craft” to a “master of your craft!”
As you master your craft, your impact will begin to swell.
As you master your craft, your impact will begin to intensify.
As you master your craft, you will then bear witness to breakthrough after breakthrough after breakthrough after breakthrough after breakthrough after breakthrough…
Do not become a slave to the person you are right now. Do not become a slave to your lust, your wants, and the desires of “now.” Learn to serve the person you are meant to be.
Become a slave to the person you must become in order to make your mother proud.
Become a slave to the person you must become in order to make your fathers proud – your earthly father and your heavenly father.
Become a slave to the person you must become to be a great parent, yourself.
Become a slave to the person you must become in order to consistently follow through on your goals.
Become a slave to the person you must become in order to be a leader of men.
I need you to be a slave.
A good slave.
A slave of all three masters, until you are deemed a master, yourself.
Maurice Guest Jr., is an education administrator in Little Rock, Arkansas.