The Secret to Finding Encouragment

I've been on the phone, and on my knees, a lot lately because I have some friends that are really struggling. Health issues, relationship hurts, financial worries, and just plain stress seem to be epidemics in my little part of the world. Can you relate? Oh, I bet you can.

I want to help lift them up out of their despair, fear, or disappointment. But, in and of myself, I can't. That is God's deal and I know He will.

All I can do is pray and encourage them.

While I was trying to encourage them, it dawned on me… no matter who I am talking to, and no matter what their problem may be, my encouragement seems the same.

Wanna know what it is?

It's way simple because life is too complicated for encouragement to require an instruction manual!

Get up, fess up, and show up!

Yep, that's it. So, let me tell you what those mean.

Get up!

Yes, it means exactly what you think it means. Get out of bed!

It's as simple, and as difficult, as putting your feet on the ground every morning and taking one step forward.

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