Ask yourself these questions: Do you add flavor to your environment? Or does your environment flavor you? According to the Bible, you’re supposed to be a light that penetrates the darkness you see in the world. You’re supposed to be salt that flavors those around you.
Want to be better light and salt? When Jesus talks about being light and salt, He doesn’t expect you to do that by your own strength. It happens when He’s in you. That happens best when He’s in charge. Here’s my prescription: Pray daily that the Lord would take charge of your life—and, that you would get out of the way. He wants to answer that prayer and activate your faith. Let Him rule!
Kent Hunter, An Apple a Day with the Church Doctor