11 Oct '14, 12pm

"The Lord is very compassionate and merciful.” James 5:11 (HCSB) #write31days

"The Lord is very compassionate and merciful.” James 5:11 (HCSB) #write31days

Encouraging Devotions: Compassion October 11, 2014 by Crystal Stine Leave a Comment Read “The Lord is very compassionate and merciful.” James 5:11 (HCSB) Reflect I’m not always a very compassionate person, especially when it comes to illness in my family. I joke with my husband that he’s allowed to be sick for two days, and after that I’m fresh out of amazing and mercy. Sadly it’s more true than I’d care to admit. In the years before we were married I’d allowed my very bitter and hardened heart to create a mindset that was adamantly against relying on anyone for anything. If I was sick, I’d take care of myself and push through to do what I needed to do anyway. No complaining. And the high (and unreasonable) expectation I set for myself was passed unfairly to my family. Sure I’ll kiss pretend boo-boo’s for my kiddo and snuggle her when she doesn’t feel well, but there is a ...

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