Monday, May 7, 2018

It's Still Worth It

You try so hard.

You invest time. Prayer. Heart. 

Into someone else.

It can be so hard to help someone who doesn’t want to be helped. Who doesn’t SEE that they need help.

It’s frustrating. 

Yet, even when my efforts don’t yield results…. I have to say, it’s still worth it.

I have to say, I would do it again.

You never know when you’ve planted a seed.  You don’t know, how many times they will still think about what you said. You don’t know, how even for a minute, you made someone feel loved and cared for. EVEN IF, they still choose another way - another road.

We HAVE to take the risk. WE HAVE to take a chance on people. We may be the only ones who do.  We may be the only ones who have the courage to say the difficult things they don’t want to hear. But the things, they NEED to hear.

We may be the only ones in their world, who gave them a hug. Who gifted them with the love of a caring touch.

We may be the only ones who cared enough to say, “no more.” “I won’t let you get away with this.” 

The void in this world is tangible. Can you feel it? Can you hear it?  Are you doing anything about it?

To love God - is to love others. They are intertwined. 

If we aren’t giving of ourselves, if we aren’t investing in others, I’d venture to say it’s time to take a look at just how much we love our Lord and Savior.

The best use of our time, is time given to people.

We are His gift to each other.

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