WISDOM
No Words Needed
Play

07/19/2015

On the way home from a conference, Don Piper’s car was crushed by a semi that crossed into his lane.  After 34 surgeries and 1 year in the hospital Don finally came home.  Don says, that when my 8 year old son, Chris, came home from school, without saying a word, Chris would walk over and lay his head on my chest.  I don’t know how long his head lay there, probably not more than a full minute.  He never said a word.  He didn’t need to.  That simple gesture was enough.  I felt so loved by my son.  He expressed his grief in the only way he knew how.”

I love the Peanuts cartoon where Lucy is hugging Snoopy and the caption reads:  “Hugging is the Best Theology in the World.”  Please remember the power of the human touch.  It means so much.

 

Comments are welcome! To keep this space safe and constructive, all are reviewed prior to publishing. If this post helped you, consider sharing it through social media; you never know who may need these words.

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *