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The Benefits of a Broken Heart

If your own heart hasn't been broken, you tend to be insensitive, except to those people you like.


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Burden-Bearers

We need people who, as a part of their responsibility in life, will carry the burdens and wounds of other people and be outraged by them.


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Show You Care

A young boy, on an errand for his mother, had just bought a dozen eggs. Walking out of the store, he tripped and dropped the sack. All the eggs broke, ...


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Tragic Loneliness

We need to see that universal sickness, that innumerable throng of men and women laden down with their secrets, laden down with their fears, their sufferings, ...


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Winsome Compassion

I read recently of a teaching hospital that found one of its young resident students had a marvelous effect on children. They responded to him with delight. ...


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Prayer for Understanding

Grant me, O Lord, an understanding heart, that I may see into the hearts of thy people, and know their strengths and weaknesses, their hopes and their ...


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Not So Simple

A missionary friend of mine once said, "Things were simple before I went to Africa. I knew what the African's problem was, and I knew the answer. ...


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The Wrong Kind of Pity

Pity is one of the noblest emotions available to human beings; self-pity is possibly the most ignoble. Pity is the capacity to enter into the pain of ...


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Are We Talking Problems or Solutions?

The following story shows how the difference between men's and women's communication styles can lead to misunderstanding in marriage:

Eve had a ...


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Emotional Needs Come First

Meeting the emotional needs of people comes first. They want to know, "Do you like me?" and "Can I find a place here?"


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