And this is love: that we walk in obedience to His commands.
2 John 1:6
The world loves the spectacular. God has proven that He is certainly capable of the extraordinary, but He often chooses to work through the ordinary and seemingly insignificant. In this way He demonstrates His love and His power. We must learn to view success as God does. God is interested in the heart; He is pleased with obedience.
~Henry T. Blackaby and Richard Blackaby~ from: Experiencing God Day by Day