Most of all, it takes Spirit-protected skin to withstand the world's constant stream of messages that say, "What about you? You deserve an easy life. You do other things. Don't overdo it. You need to put yourself first in order to be good for anyone else."
I'm pretty sure someone else called us to be last.
"Sitting down, Jesus called the Twelve and said, 'If anyone wants to be first, he must be the very last, and the servant of all.'" Mark 9:35
I appreciate so much the way Lisa Qualls, wrote about it (here),