She sat next to me at our table and asked with intense eyes that said she really wanted to know: “How can I pray for you?”
I could barely choke out the words, “Pray for endurance and strength.” It was all I could say. I’ve been weary in the well-doing.
Life can beat us up sometimes, knock us down and begin the count.
God sees and He knows what we need. He is the completely sufficient One who supplies all.
God gives us one another, a friend to halt the count long enough to jump in the fray and give us a helping hand so we can stand erect again.
Her sincere prayer at the end of our visit was enough to bring me to tears. I heard her call our names to our Father in Heaven, talking to Him as she would a friend. For she is a friend of God.
We need each other. God gives what God enjoys. Relationship.
On earth it is less than perfect with our personality conflicts and self-centered ways, but it is still the gift of One who provides for emotional needs as well as physical ones. He gives us each other.
Strength for the journey sometimes comes through the hand and a prayer of a friend.
Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. — Galatians 6:9, NIV