I am willing. What comforting words to hear. Whether it’s from a friend we call when our car breaks down late at night, or a big favor we ask of someone and they agree to our request, or hearing those words from a future employer willing to give us a chance, it causes us to breathe a sigh of relief. I am willing to help you. I remember clamoring for last-minute transportation to and from my son’s school when I was stuck at work or had to go in for an early meeting all the way across town. For me to hear someone on the other end of the phone say, without hesitancy, I am willing, just because they care and […]
(Picture taken from my car on Interstate 75 going from Tennessee into Georgia. I always enjoy seeing this when traveling back home.) What a week, huh? Black churches burning, mass murders, people spitting on a priest in the streets, and everyone’s emotions running high. I have to say I’ve seen some of the worst in people this week. It’s been hard to find the good. It’s been hard to find those that say, I’m going to love you no matter what; I’m going to keep on helping you. But when I read through the next passage of Jesus’ words in the New Testament, I became encouraged. People in Jesus’ time were just as weary and worn out, like sheep without a shepherd. No commentary is needed here. Jesus’ […]
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Sue McCusker is a writer, Bible teacher, and web developer who loves to share the stories of life, hope, and faith she sees around her every day. She has written for Guideposts and Angels on Earth magazines, and teaches the story of God in women's Bible study.