Untouchable

This is a paraphrase & ad-lib from something I read. It starts out with the author talking about a missions trip & witnessing lepers, people of all ages with AIDS, unbelievable poverty etc. ~~~ Let's look honestly here at home too - "Untouchables" are everywhere – crippled by their own poor choices & sometimes the …

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Martyr Or Merciful?

"Compassion is not just sympathy. It is empathy. When it comes to dealing with people in pain, we mistakenly equate compassion with “fixing” them. Genuine compassion is first able to feel their pain. And the more pain we experience, the more compassionate we will be. We must learn to use our pain in the right …

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Shhhhh…. Listen ~

From this morning's Girlfriends In God ~ Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak (James 1:19) Jesus had a way of listening that reached down into the very souls of people. He knew how to prime the pumps of their hearts. He knew that what was inside would come pouring out. That same …

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