…everyone you meet today is fighting this hard battle & needs courage. Needs help to live “in courage.” Needs someone to encourage with words that give strength for their battle.
“Gently encourage… & reach out for the exhausted, pulling them to their feet. Be patient with each person, attentive to individual needs. And be careful that when you get on each other’s nerves you don’t snap at each other. Look for the best in each other, and always do your best to bring it out.”
And the thing is? When you help others live better – it’s your life that gets better. This might be a step toward the healing that we are all desperately needing.
If you lean in close, you can hear it, the faint heartbeat of a strong hope, of people coming together to give grace to each other, to be the gift to each other, through the brokenness of everything…