Simple but difficult.
I have found the best way to be the “first” as described above is by trying to be 3rd:
- Others (not in a co-dependent manner but in a kind and helpful manner)
I’m still a work in progress…
Luke 6:38, “Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, will be put into your lap. For with the measure you use it will be measured back to you.” (ESV)