We are prone to consider ourselves too busy (with important things, of course), too qualified (we have gifts, training, experience, responsibilities that few others have), too intelligent, to bother with small things. We exercise ourselves in matters too high for us, thus missing some of the “low”” things God would teach us. Who are we, anyway? What is this pride of ours? Consider Him, “Who sets his throne so high but deigns to look down so low” (Ps. 113:6).
This is what Love does. It never considers its own greatness or another’s weakness. Forgetting itself, it gives freely, and gives and gives and gives again.
The Music of His Promises by Elisabeth Elliot