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Being A Friend To A Sick Friend – Part 5

08/08/2014

How can I be a friend to a friend who’s sick? Letty Pogrebin in her book, How to Be a Friend to a Friend Who’s Sick, gives the following advice: The best response in any encounter with a sick friend is to say, “Tell me what I can do to make things easier for you—I […]

Being A Friend To A Sick Friend – Part 4

08/07/2014

How can I be a friend to a friend who’s sick? Letty Pogrebin in her book, How to Be a Friend to a Friend Who’s Sick, gives the following advice: The best response in any encounter with a sick friend is to say, “Tell me what I can do to make things easier for you—I […]

Being A Friend To A Sick Friend – Part 3

08/06/2014

How can I be a friend to a friend who’s sick? Letty Pogrebin in her book, How to Be a Friend to a Friend Who’s Sick, gives the following advice: The best response in any encounter with a sick friend is to say, “Tell me what I can do to make things easier for you—I […]

Being A Friend To A Sick Friend – Part 2

08/05/2014

How can I be a friend to a friend who’s sick? Letty Pogrebin in her book, How to Be a Friend to a Friend Who’s Sick, gives the following advice: The best response in any encounter with a sick friend is to say, “Tell me what I can do to make things easier for you—I […]

The Power of Listening

02/03/2016

Two ears, one mouth – pause – What might God be telling us? Which do you prefer more when you’re dealing with an issue – someone telling you what you need to do, OR someone listening to you while you explain what’s going on?  I’m guessing most of you would choose the latter. Intentional listening […]

Just Because

05/02/2012

“How are you doing? she asked.  “I heard about the death of your grandmother and have been thinking about you.”  My eyes widened in surprise and pleasure as I recognized my friend Melanie’s voice on the phone.  She’s a friend I dearly love, but we live long-distance and don’t stay in close touch. I told […]

The Ripple Effect

04/21/2012

What you say. What you don’t say. What you do. What you don’t do causes a ripple effect. The questions are: How big of a ripple will you make? And what kind of ripple effect will you make?