Deanna Baird (Michigan)
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The prudent keep their knowledge to themselves, but a fool’s heart blurts out folly. - Proverbs 12:23 (NIV)
“I can’t imagine how you must feel.” The grief my friend experienced when her husband died was palpable, but I realized there was nothing I could say to make it better. I’ve found that sometimes the insecurity we feel for not saying the “right” thing can lead us to say...
Sometimes God’s greatest comfort comes through our silent presence.
Those comforting the bereaved
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Our resolve must be different. My prayer is that we have finally reached a tipping point. My hope is that when the protests fade and the marches slow that our will as a church to truly eradicate the scourge of racism won’t dissipate but grows even stronger.”
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