I’m over at Bronwyn Lea’s today, as part of her Words That Changed My World series, and even if you’re not always someone who clicks over to another blog when I leave links here, would you click on this one? I’m proud of this piece, and I’m so thankful for the friendship it describes and the subtle ways that God is healing my heart. I’d be honored to have you stop by. Here’s a little taste of the post…
I tell her my story, packing in as much as I can and making myself late for work. I tell her that I’m not sure I’m ready to go back to church yet. I tell her that I need to heal.
“What I’d really like,” she says, “Is to forge a friendship with you.” She hugs me and we part, but before I leave she says, “be well.”
I walk to my car, still wrapped in a jacket, thinking about those words. They are not a wish or a hope, or even a suggestion. They are a benediction. They are an amen. (Continue reading here.)