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.
There is something very true in human relationships: More of the same never brings change.
by John Trent, author of The Language of Love
“We don’t talk anymore!”
“That’s ridiculous!” I (John) said.
One of the great needs in the church today is to replace a model for simplistic sanctification with an understanding of the gospel that is both simple and penetrating, reaching with power into the realities of sinful, da
Every week in the month of April we will be featuring an article on the art of friendship. To see the full series, click HERE.
by Abbi Woodworth
I was looking for love and feeling it would never come my way. Many of my friends were in relationships, and many others were engaged.