The Need to Connect
“Two are better than one because they have a good return for their labor. For if they fall, one will lift up his companion.. Ecc 4:9,10a)
She says “We do three brave things: open up, show up, and lift up.”
1. OPEN UP
2. SHOW UP
3. LIFT UP
But it is also important to note (and Kristen in her book points this out) that sometimes our prayers might not be answered like we think they should.
This could be a season where we need to invest and have time with our family.I didn’t have a good network of friends that also stayed at home. On top of that some of my friends that had been staying home went back to work leaving them less time to get together. Each afternoon, I had appointment with God in my chair when my kids were down for their nap. Evenings when my husband had to work, I often used that time to journal and spend in God’s word. It was a hard season but one look back to with an appreciation for that time with God.
So as I make friends here. I am thankful for the people who have reached out to me. I am thankful for those I have connected with that I have a feeling will be life- long friends. But I also know this is just the beginning so I need to keep…
Do you need to open up, show up or lift up?
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