Blessed Are Those Who Mourn
Harold Ivan Smith's book A Decembered Grief is a guide for those grieving the loss of loved ones. Get a copy. Read it so you can be sensitive to those who are Mourning.
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Gift Shop And Cafeteria.
Attend a hospital visitation with your pastor. Feeling extra grown-up? Attend on by yourself. Call the church office for a name of someone who could use some love
Going. Going. Gone.
Worship pastor Mike Crawford sings these words:
"Blessed when plans that you so carefully laid end up in the junkyard with all the trash you made."
Consider yourself and those you know who mourn the loss of a future that will never be realized. Spend a week considering how God redeems the dreams and futures of those he loves.
Remember Life before singing animation e-cards
Hand write a letter to someone in your life that is struggling with a hopeless or depressing event
A Panoramic View
Entire nations can lose their identity through war, exile, genocide, or poverty. Piled on top of personal loss is the loss of cultural and corporate identity. Click here to view the University of Heidelberg's Global Conflict Panorama. Choose one of those areas to learn more about. Pray for those who are mourning in that situation.
Sinners and Saints
Consider influential Christian leaders who are in the national spotlight because of their sin and have risked the faith of those they have taught. Spend a week praying for these leaders and for those whose faith has been threatened.
An Internal War
Those who enlist in our country’s armed forces are at a high risk of depression and suicide. Provide comfort to them by sending letters, packages, or cards.
I Just Saw Abe Lincoln Just Crying in the Corner
Ask three people what sins they feel are the most prevalent in our country. Then spend your quiet time this week interceding for our nation regarding these things