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Responding to Those Who Suffer

by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Posted: October 27, 2018

Lessons from Job when tragedy strikes…

Be still and know that they're in pain.
Don't try to find some cause or blame.
Just listen to their hurting heart
and be a friend to them.

Be still and know they want your care.
They need your presence more than prayer.
Just knowing you will hear their heart
means all the world to them.

Be still and know you give them hope.
Your quiet presence helps them cope.
You give them strength to carry-on.
You are God's gift to them.


Greg Asimakoupoulos (pronounced AWESOME-uh-COPE-uh-less) is an ordained minister, published author and a freelance news reporter with the Salem Radio Network.   Greg maintains a weekly column called Rhymes and Reasons on The Partial Observer,  which he graciously provides to SeniorLifestyle.

Greg's writings have now been assembled in book form. Find out more.

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Posted: October 27, 2018

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