If you find yourself feeling lonely this Valentine’s Day, don’t beat yourself up. The truth is, we are made for relationship, for companionship, for intimacy.
We often don’t know what to say or do, because no words or deeds will erase the pain or undo the loss.
Not life, but a good life, is to be chiefly valued. – Socrates
by Randy Alcorn, author of Giving Is the Good Life
Are you living the good life? If not, I know you wish you were.
God will use grief to shape them, and draw them closer to himself. You cannot fix or take away their pain. But you can sit beside them as they cry or listen while they talk about their loss.
By her simple question, my new friend showed interest in connecting. She knocked on the door of my library and I invited her in, and a friendship was born.
I know life is busy. How could you possibly fit in time to sit still every day? Here’s how: Put the urgent on hold. Do what’s important first. The urgent will always be there.
It doesn’t matter whether I’m on top of the world or scraping bottom at my worst . . . his love never changes. And I’ve discovered this amazing truth is what my heart has been searching for all along.
It’s one thing for brothers and sisters to argue and fight with each other, but if someone else attempts to do the same, their own squabbles are forgotten and they band together to stand against the “enemy.
We need to figure out how to get into people’s lives enough to know their personal needs, so we can share the personal good news they’ll find most compelling.