This life is a marathon and not a sprint. And we need to pace ourselves accordingly.
Solitude is getting alone with God.
Isolation is getting alone with you.
Nehemiah couldn’t rebuild the wall on his own, so he had to share the vision with others. And our dreams are the same way.
Nehemiah reminds us that we weren’t made to live in isolation but in a supportive community.
You might not be able to do that thing you feel called you to do now, but you can begin making a difference through prayer.
Is there anything that you’ve been instructed to let go of? I encourage you to do it without delay.
As uncomfortable as it can be, community is a vital part of our healing process.
Before our behavior changes, our beliefs have to change because our actions always follow our beliefs.
How we treat others reveals the state of our hearts.
By imagining myself in the story, I realize that I am the woman with the issue of blood in desperate need of healing, Peter the know-it-all, and the crowd who followed fickly.