We all know someone who’s hurting. How do we care for them and help them know they’re not alone?
Recently, an old family friend shared the sad news of her miscarriage via Facebook. She is a young mom whose mother once comforted me many years ago — fifteen, in fact — when I had my three miscarriages. It’s not the first time when my heart has broken for a friend.
You know. It’s happened to you. Someone you know has
- a child with cancer
- a husband who’s left
- a miscarriage
- infertility issues
- a husband who doesn’t appreciate her
- an income that doesn’t cover expenses
- a chronic illness with no end in sight.
These things break our hearts and we feel hopeless to watch as she suffers. We want to fix things, but we don’t know how. What do we do? [Continue reading…]