As the father of a child with severe disabilities, one of the things I am asked frequently is "what can I do for you?" I can understand that. We are oriented toward action. And if we can’t be doing something for another person, then it can feel like we aren’t really expressing our care.
But sometimes the "doing" is actually trusting and resting in something other than ourselves.
Like the word of God.
A Thanksgiving Reflection
Last week Joe Scheumann, Development Assistant at Desiring God, wrote a Thanksgiving reflection for Desiring God’s prayer and donor society, the Philippian Fellowship. I was looking for a pleasant, appropriate, God-centered piece to encourage our friends in thi…