We have a knitting group in our Parish, creating comfort shawls for patients at one of our local hospitals plus beanies for premmie babies. None of us is likely to know or meet anyone who receives one of our creations, our names are never attached to the card that goes with our knitting. Yet we all appreciate how our little gifts do impact those who are hurting in sometimes a tiny way, other times, well, we’ve heard how a shawl has given hope to someone who was grieving. I’m so glad to have the opportunity to give a little something,… Read more »
Hello Cari How beautiful is your story. So often we look for the big things to do. Somehow thinking that they are more important than the smaller things we are capable of doing but that is not true. Someone once gave me $50 to care for my family when I first started working in ministry and did not know how to pay the bills. It was if they had given me millions. It meant so much to me. It kept me going believing that God was going to look after Rosemary and our children. It turned out to them that… Read more »
Thank you and God bless you.
Today you reminded me of a short note I received from a co-worker when something that was untrue and seemed very unfair happened to me at my then-workplace more than 10 years ago. It was a “things happen for a reason, keep the faith and stay strong” note. It is the first time I recall someone other than family and close friends caring enough to reach out. We became and remain friends even tho our lives now travel different paths. The impact of that gesture started a journey which took me from a negative mindset to being genuinely grateful for… Read more »
Help me, Jesus, to be like you among the people of life.
Help me Lord to notice those in need of my time and encouragement.
Thank you, I’ve been listening to you since Day 1 and I am getting so much out of these videos. Also, trying to use the ideas that you’ve put forth as well, I especially loved todays because I have problems sometimes just freely talking to someone even when I know them much less that I don’t. You’ve helped a lot.
Bruce, Thank you for the beautiful lesson. We all need to be reminded that there is much and always something to do for God’s Kingdom.