Tag: compassion

Mar 2018
The Ocean

There’s a story about Starfish that speaks about how a single person can make a difference in the world and about how even the smallest act makes a difference for someone. You have probably heard this story before, but let me remind you: One day, an old man was walking along a beach that was littered with thousands of starfish that had been washed ashore by the high tide. As he walked he came upon a young boy who was eagerly throwing the starfish back into the ocean, one by one. Puzzled,......

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Feb 2018
Healing Touch

Touching someone‚Äôs life is powerful. Prayers, visits, phone calls, cards of encouragement, meals, sitting together, singing together, listening together…these all have tremendous power to bring healing into our lives. This is part of the message I shared on Sunday. And I threw some research and data at you all that showed exactly how powerful touching someone’s life within a community of faith can be. But numbers and research can be a bit overwhelming when it is just spoken. So, I want to share that with you again today in writing. Power of......

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