There are so many hurting people in this world.
There is pain and so many lives are messy.
As Christians we can bringing healing through love and by pointing people towards Christ. We must speak mercy, love, and truth into the lives of people gently, yet boldly, and care for people the way that Christ would have us do so.
We cannot be silent. In this age where it is so easy to get wrapped up on iPhones and computers and never speak twice to our neighbors, we need to be purposeful in our quest of loving others better. People should not have to suffer alone when we could be bearing one another's burdens.
I felt it would be helpful to share the following article that is helpful if you struggle with the right words to say during difficult times. Even though it is written for pastors we can all learn a thing or two: