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Matthew 9:36

When he saw the crowds, he had compassion for them, because they were harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd.Matthew 9:36 ESV Please join me this week in praying for compassion. Let’s pray that we show compassion to everyone we meet and that each one of them shows compassion to everyone they meet, and …

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Psalm 78:38

When He slew them, then they sought Him;And they returned and sought earnestly for God.Then they remembered that God was their rock,And the Most High God their Redeemer.Nevertheless they flattered Him with their mouth,And they lied to Him with their tongue;For their heart was not steadfast with Him,Nor were they faithful in His covenant.But He, …

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Compassion Fatigue

I typed #compassion for my previous Instagram post and was surprised to see #compassionfatigue pop up as a suggestion with 27,272 posts! I had to check out what it was all about. It’s about caregiving; giving so much of yourself that there’s no you left. I understand that. I’ve been a caregiver and I’ve been …

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King of the Road

I’m that car–the one who’s stuck behind the vehicle going ten miles an hour under the speed limit with everyone behind me passing on the left (and sometimes on the right) so there’s never an opening for me to break free. I’m also that car–the one you see driving down the road with another vehicle …

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1 Peter 3:8-9

Finally, all of you, have unity of mind, sympathy, brotherly love, a tender heart, and a humble mind. Do not repay evil for evil or reviling for reviling, but on the contrary, bless, for to this you were called, that you may obtain a blessing.1 Peter 3:8-9 ESV Please join me this week in praying …

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The Great Physician

People are crying out for help and there’s no one to hear them. Whether it’s because the healthcare system is at full capacity and its employees are burned out, or if it’s a side-effect of the pandemic which may or may not go away, I don’t know. All I know is that it’s difficult for …

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Good Luck To You

A week and a half ago, I took an unexpected trip to Mississippi to see my daughter. The trip was a learning experience that opened my eyes to several specific things that are wrong with the world today. I believe they all fall under the heading of “compassion,” or rather, “lack of compassion.” We’ll see …

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Ephesians 6:12

For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places. Ephesians 6:12 ESV Please join me in praying every hour at ten till the hour for the victims of kidnapping. Pray …

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Light of the Gospel

Therefore, having this ministry by the mercy of God, we do not lose heart. But we have renounced disgraceful, underhanded ways. We refuse to practice cunning or to tamper with God’s word, but by the open statement of the truth we would commend ourselves to everyone’s conscience in the sight of God. And even if …

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Forgiving Enemies

I just watched a short video interview of a young woman from Christian Aid Ministries. She said that they, (the group, family, and friends of those kidnapped in Haiti) forgive the captors. I would have had trouble understanding that if it weren’t for the stories I read just last night in “When Faith is Forbidden. …

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