"Let love be genuine; hate what is evil, hold fast to what is good; love one another with mutual affection; outdo one another in showing honor. Do not lag in zeal, be ardent in spirit, serve the Lord. Rejoice in hope, be patient in suffering,
persevere in prayer." Romans 12:9-12 This week during my Starbucks hours (I feel like this is becoming a regular location in the enotes) there was a girl waiting in the drive-through line crying while talking on her phone. At the time,
"Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances;
for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you." 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 Often I have the not so polite habit of eavesdropping when I am in public places. Today during my Starbucks hours, I was listening to a group of young women that were meeting a table over from me. After sharing what was going on in life, they spent over a half an hour praying for one another.
I am always amazed by the power
"If one part suffers, every part suffers with it;
if one part is honored, every part rejoices with it." - 1 Corinthians 12:26 No one can do everything.
Everyone can do something.
The shootings in Texas and Ohio have captured the attention of our nation. Once again, we hear calls for prayer vigils. Once again, we mourn the victims of senseless violence. Once again, we point fingers, dole out blame, and debate what should be done to avoid this kind of tragedy in the future