No matter how big and all-consuming our struggles, I believe each of us has both an abundance and a deficit in different areas.
In other words, there are parts of our lives which are going well, and there are sections – or segments – which are not.
Sometimes it might seem like nothing is succeeding – or that we simply have no capacity at all. There are seasons of our life which limit our ability to give to others – such as tremendous grief and loss, trauma, or severe and chronic illness.
But if we really think about it, most of us have strengths others don’t have that can assist the world outside our front door – even if this strength involves just praying while lying in bed… And there are also areas of our life where we can benefit from the help or insight of another.
I think helping…
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