Understanding People (Not Problems)

People of Understanding

“Then, by the good hand of our God upon us, they brought us a man of understanding, of the sons of Mahli the son of Levi, the son of Israel, namely Sherebiah, with his sons and brothers, eighteen men . . .”

Ezra 8:18


Having understanding is a step towards compassion.

Oh Lord, we pray and seek You to be men and women of understanding.

And here’s a simple poem . . .


The Basics

I may not comprehend algebra
or scientific equations

or have the solutions for
complex complications

but I ask You Lord
to help me understand

to love and care about
the basic needs of fellow man.


by Deb Feller, http://iftodaywehear.wordpress.com/


About Debbie

I'm a believer in Jesus, a wife and mother of 2 beautiful girls, one married and one with special needs, whom I care for at home.
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4 Responses to Understanding People (Not Problems)


    I am tired. This hurts having no one to understand you.


  2. Shelly says:

    Reblogged this on onbeingmindful and commented:
    this is my goal for being a therapist


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