Thankfully, Bert was with me. He pulled the car around and took me to a marvelous medical facility. After returning home, I received many offers of help with meals, cleaning the house, etc.
I can’t imagine dealing with all of this without my husband, friends and family.
Yet, many people who are suffering with various difficulties don't have people to care for them.
My recent fall was a wake up call for me. I am ashamed to confess that sometimes I get so busy trying to maintain a productive life (by accomplishing my own to-do list) that I often don’t reach out to those who could use my help.
After my wrist heals well enough from surgery this week, I want to take steps to improve in this area. What about you?
Here are a few organizations and suggestions where we can volunteer our time and resources:
Habitat for Humanity is a great ministry that provides affordable homes for many. One Church One Child of Florida (and other organizations like it) strives to provide “forever homes” for children in the foster care system.
Volunteering for a local hospice agency is another rewarding way to live out your Christian faith.
Churches are always looking for people to minister to members who are in need.
| After Dr. Bellamy (TOC) and his wonderful |
assistant,Tory, performed surgery!
Titus 3:14 (NIV) says, “Our people must learn to devote themselves to doing what is good, in order to provide for urgent needs and not live unproductive lives.”
As I meditate on (with the intent to memorize) Titus 3:14, I will pray for God to help me to devote myself more to the urgent needs of others. And that would be a very productive life, indeed!
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