Tag Archives: empathy

What can we do to help fix this mess?

Last night on our BlogTalkRadio show, Republican consultant, Rob Stutzman, gave us some of the most practical advice I’ve encountered so far as to how to treat this election and its aftermath, and continue to manifest grace turned outward in … Continue reading

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Walking in someone else’s boots

Yesterday, I walked all day in Chandler’s boots. It was painful. The heel was high and the shoe was three sizes too big for me, so I had to curl my toes to keep from sliding to the front of … Continue reading

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These boots are made for walking

We bought Chandler a pair of cowboy boots on Saturday. We helped him pick them out amidst serious deliberation. It took over an hour. It could have taken all day — we didn’t care — we were with him and … Continue reading

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Yours for the Journey

“Yours for the Journey…” It’s our most favorite sign-off. Why do we like it so much?

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Prayer from the homeless

This weekend we attended a memorial service in a public square in the center of town for a teenager who took his own life. He was the older brother of a friend of Chandler’s. All we knew about him prior … Continue reading

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Through their eyes

When [Jesus] saw the crowds, he had compassion on them because they were confused and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd. Matthew 9:36 If we ever needed an example of what it means to stand in some else’s shoes and … Continue reading

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The value of pain

You can’t bring a cup of cold water to someone if you’ve never thirsted You can’t heal a heart if your heart’s never been broken You can’t forgive a sin that you’ve never done Or you never thought you could … Continue reading

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Feel what they feel

If we could stand in someone else’s shoes and hear what they hear, see what they see, feel what they feel… Over the weekend, in the sleepy little beach community of San Clemente, California, where my daughter lives, a man … Continue reading

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