Are you able to keep your cool and be calm no matter what or do you feel yourself getting mad and wanting to lash back at a person who has insulted you or hurt you with words or actions?
God's word clearly states in Proverbs 15:1(NIV) 'A soft answer turns away wrath but a harsh word stirs up anger.' Ponder that verse for a few moments about what it is saying. How do its' words speak to you?
Shopping would be an excellent time to test your skills of love, peace, patience and kindness. No matter what you are doing, be it shopping, eating out, or visiting friends, let your life shine brightly for Jesus.
PRAYER: Lord I want to be kind and treat all people with love and kindness whether or not they return the kindness to me. Help my life be a witness for you in my home or out in the world I am in. In Jesus' name. Amen.