Brothers, I do not consider that I have made it my own. But one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead, I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.—Philippians 3:13-14
I’ve been through a lot in my life—childhood abuse, abandonment, seeing loved ones struggle with addiction, (more…)
Finally, all of you, be like-minded, be sympathetic, love one another, be compassionate and humble.—1 Peter 3:8
God has given each one of us a unique makeup and unique experiences. You may come from a background similar to mine, but you may not be able to relate to something with which I struggle, and likewise.
Empathy and compassion are two very different things. (more…)