We’re citizens of a better country

Political unrest somehow fuels a kind of fear unlike any other. Every four years (sometimes more or less), our country faces a struggle within itself as different political factions vie for the privilege of serving as president of the United States. Our collective unrest is growing toward a crescendo on November 8, when we will learn who will lead our country for the next four years. Everyone has an opinion on what’s going to happen, and whether our lives will be better or worse because of it. Depending on who you talk to, the end is nigh—stock up on bottled …

How to love someone who’s hurt

1. Ask God to fill your heart with His compassion toward them. (Matthew 20:29-34) 2. Pray to the Lord who heals and restores, and trust that He is good in all that He does. (Psalm 41) 3. Be willing to care for them and serve them selflessly. (Galatians 6:2) 4. Don’t go it alone. (2 Corinthians 12:21-26)