The Naked Soul-what to do when needy people interrupt your life.

 

lonly

The naked soul.

I’ve seen more than one or two. Wearing all their hurts on the outside. Their disappointments waving in the wind.

It makes people uncomfortable. After a while folks just look the other way.

Can’t really blame them.  I mean, enough is enough. We all have our own lives to live. Jobs to do. Kids to raise. Ministries to grow.

We don’t need to be running around saving the whole entire world.

Or, do we?

Just when I’ve think I’ve had enough of needy people, I come face to face with a naked soul.

For just a second I see past the

  • litany of woes.
  • repetitions of who-done-me-wrong

and look into pain it takes my breath away.  

No doubt, we all go through hard times. But, some people grapple with situations we cannot begin to comprehend. Their cries for help sound needy but their desperation is real. 

God forbid that we would ignore them until it is too late.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s