During a challenging time of illness, I discovered the power of love and compassion from friends who reached out to help in my time of need. In this blog post, I share practical suggestions for helping a friend in need, from simple gestures of checking in to offering a helping hand and heartfelt presence. You can make a difference in the lives of your loved ones when they need it most when you know how to help.
A few years ago, I spent many weeks battling pneumonia, the flu, bronchitis, and a relapse of pneumonia. I’m appreciative of the many friends who went the extra mile during this challenging time to minister to me in my time of need. Maybe you’re not sure how to help someone in the midst of a crisis. Often, when we don’t know what to do, we do nothing at all. Read more as I share ways we can be the hands and feet of Jesus and offer meaningful support when we have a friend who is sick. One thing I know for certain is #wearebettertogether!
People often ask, “What is my purpose? Why am I here?” Have you ever wondered about your purpose? God gave each of us an individual calling, each with unique talents, abilities and spiritual gifts that are different than another’s. What is our ultimate calling and purpose?
Mother’s Day is coming soon. I searched and searched for the best Mother’s Day gift ideas for that special someone on your list. These 35 unique gifts are perfect for Mother’s Day, mom’s birthday, or any special occasion. The good news is they can all be bought online and there’s something to fit any budget.
How do you handle the depression that results from feelings of inadequacy during the Christmas holidays? Perhaps financial stressors or other unfortunate circumstances have you feeling down and challenged in giving. Read more for other ways you can say goodbye to the tyranny of commercialism and still show love through giving.