Even in Betrayal

In reading John 13:1-5, the Lord showed me something. Jesus, who was about to be betrayed by one of his own followers (and was aware of this), began to serve his disciples by washing their feet. This really stood out to me, because how many of us can say that in times of high stress, we are nice to and looking to help others? I know, I cannot. Often, in times of high stress, we lash out at others or maybe even seclude ourselves from the world. If Jesus, who was going to be tortured, mocked, and killed can serve others during this time, I am sure I can muster up the strength to put a smile on my face, and go the extra mile to help someone else. I mean, when I compare my stressful situations to the one Jesus faced, it is almost laughable. Not to say that I will always respond the way I would like to in these types of moments, but I would like to make a conscious effort to not withdraw from others, and to serve others in spite of what I may be facing.