You don’t always have to be the bigger person.

I know, I know. In many of today’s Christian circles, you are encouraged to press in, march on, grab hold … be victorious; an over-comer!

… when people should be reaching out to you.

We can measure physical pain. We understand the process of healing. You can’t rush it. And everyone is different.  Anyone who would tell someone with a broken hip to walk is stupid. Why do we tell people with a broken heart to walk? When a piece of their heart is missing?

It takes time for a broken heart and tired mind to heal. The worst thing someone can do is make a hurting person feel worse with our words and actions (or lack thereof).

I don’t believe that is God’s heart.

At all.

So if this is you, be released from people’s thoughtlessness. And let God be your comfort. He is the bigger person.

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