The more I learn, the more I see one recurring truth. There’s one consistent reality we face every day:
Life is hard.
Most recently, I was reminded by our four-year old, MJ.
We were at an outdoor concert and there was a large group of kids playing in front of the stage, a few of whom MJ knew. As he approached them to play, it was obvious that they were already engaged and had little interest in him. Defeated, MJ walked over to his mom and said, “Mom, they don’t want to play with me.”
With some motherly encouragement, my wife said, “Matthew, tell them you want to play.”
MJ doubled his efforts.
Denied. Still, no interest.
This sweet, heartbroken four-year-old walked up to his mom and said, “Mom, this is just so hard.”
You know what, he was absolutely right.
One reality we must come to understand is that, all too often, life is hard. Especially in the context of redefining rich.
On today’s podcast, I share some thoughts on the topic and encouragement to reflect upon.
CHALLENGE: Often, one of the best things for us to do when times are tough is to come alongside someone else who, we know, is going through a difficult time. And I don’t mean misery loves company. Think of it as the best way to heal yourself is to help someone else heal. When you comfort someone in need, the blessing is two-fold. It returns to you. Comfort someone today.
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