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Who Is Missing?


“Suppose one of you has a hundred sheep and loses one of them.  Does he not leave the ninety-nine in the open country and go after the lost sheep until he finds it?”  Luke 15:4 NIV Heather said, “We had been very active in our church with regular attendance at worship.  I also worked for months and months in the […]

Establish A Caring Habit


It is still early in the new year of 2014.  Consider establishing the daily habit of caring for at least one person who is suffering.  Start a small notebook and call it Opportunity 2014.  Each page is a new day, and on each page note one small act of kindness and caring which you did.  I […]

15 Special Spirit Lifters for the Suffering


Be our dinner guests. When I was critically ill and confined to my home, it was the highlight of our day when friends not only brought dinner, but also joined us for dinner and conversation. (The dinner-guest schedule was arranged by a caring friends and by my parish nurse.) A friend typed my favorite Bible verses in large print on her computer. I posted one verse in each room of my home, so that when I walked into a room I had something positive to read and think about. Ask the person for their favorite verses or use my favorites; Proverbs 3:5; Psalm 91:4; Psalm 115:1; Isiah 49:15,16; Jeremiah 29:11-14.