Helpful Words

Posted Sunday, September 26, 2010, at 12:01 PM
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  • A bruised reed he will not break, a smoldering wick he will not extinguish, in faithfulness he will bring forth justice. Isaiah 42:3

    Betsy, there is One who not only walks beside us, carrying us if necessary, but also goes before us, aware and prepared for what comes next. I pray your friend will feel His presence in her pain and allow His compassion to flow over it, bringing her comfort.

    -- Posted by newdawn on Sun, Sep 26, 2010, at 6:02 PM
  • Betsy, I love a good Pollyanna moment, and I'm a firm believer that engaging all your prayer warriors is a good first step to any problem. Praying for your friend and her family!

    Psalm 119:50

    My comfort in my suffering is this: Your promise preserves my life.

    -- Posted by saveryhinze on Mon, Sep 27, 2010, at 8:28 AM
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    A lot of people won't comment for whatever reason, but be sure, they are praying for your friend Betsy... Me too.

    -- Posted by Brian Hoag on Mon, Sep 27, 2010, at 12:56 PM
  • Thank you for your posts. Your kind words and thoughts will be appreciated!! Your prayers are very helpful!!

    -- Posted by coolidge on Mon, Sep 27, 2010, at 6:11 PM
  • Perhaps your friend will find solace and strength here:

    -- Posted by newdawn on Tue, Sep 28, 2010, at 3:47 PM
  • While finding the words is difficult, once spoken, they can also be difficult to hear - even though the intent is purely positive. Sometimes the most supporting, healing thing that can be passed on is the acknowledgement that just the "right words" are lost and our hearts and prayers are there at the ready to be called upon when it feels "ok" to ask.

    Blessings on both you - pure-hearted sister - and your friend during her personal trials.

    -- Posted by interested_in-law on Wed, Sep 29, 2010, at 5:41 PM
  • Oh BTW - Bayard Nebraska Make it a good sticker :)

    -- Posted by interested_in-law on Wed, Sep 29, 2010, at 5:43 PM
  • Thanks - Bayard - definitely a Tiger Paw!!

    -- Posted by coolidge on Wed, Sep 29, 2010, at 6:06 PM
  • A exceptional read would be "Love, Medicine & Miracles" by Bernie Siegel. I KNOW that God answers prayer, and that mine are with you and your friend!

    From Cambridge, NE

    -- Posted by fred2 on Sun, Oct 17, 2010, at 3:59 PM
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