True friends never turn you away when all you need is someone to talk to. Ever. It’s not the only thing that helps, but it’s the only thing that works. Real friends never walk away, letting you slip deeper into the pit of despair.
Let go with me. Let me comfort you with my body…there’s no shame in forgetting for a night even if you know you’ll remember in the morning.
Leaders do not chase comfort; they pursue vision even if it comes with risks. Don’t give up too early because you see not early rewards.
He reminds me of a comfortable sweater that you pull on, knowing it will keep you warm every time.
But thou art with us, with us in the past,
The present, with us in the times to come.
There is no grief, no sorrow, no despair,
No languor, no dejection, no dismay,
No absence scarcely can there be, for those
Who love as we do. Speed thee well!
May you find comfort by reading and mediation on God’s word.
There is no balm in Gilead, but there is balm in God. There is no physician among the creatures, but the Creator is Jehovah-rophi.
In changing times, question everything you take for granted.
He had performed this ritual before, getting into trouble and then coming to his mother, uneasy and uncertain, not sure precisely what sort of trouble he was in. With uncanny regularity, she had seemed to jump onto a higher plane of reasoning and identify his problems, laying them out for him so they became unavoidable. This was not a service that made him love her any more, but it did make her invaluable to him.
But even the longest day wears to sunset.