James and John approach Jesus asking if they may be seated at his right and left hand in glory. While sincere, this question is based in selfishness. When you live life in a selfish way, you continue to act selfishly even after humbling experiences.
Happy Mother's Day! Good mothers often give up their desires for the good of their children. Jesus explains how each of us should also give up our selfish desires to follow him. What selfish things can you let go of in order to follow Him?