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Being A Friend To A Sick Friend

08/04/2014

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:

1. 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 really want to help.”

A God Nudge by Karen

09/04/2015

Have you had a God nudge lately? What is a God nudge? Listen to this radio program and find out all about God nudges.

The Power of Listening

02/03/2016

By Rodger Price We have two ears, one mouth. 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. […]

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?

Six Tips For Helping Those Who Grieve

05/12/2011

How can you go about helping those who grieve? Megan Devine, grief advocate and author of, It’s OK That You’re Not OK says that many people are uncomfortable with bereavement. “Grief is a natural response to death and loss — it’s not an illness to be cured or a problem to be solved,” she writes. […]