I was enjoying some entertainment watching “House” on Fox TV and there were people trapped in a smashed parking garage. As I’m watching him work in tight spots with the threat of more building collapse, I find it hard to breathe. Sometimes when I watch people holding their breath under water, I find myself holding my breath.
When I hear of people in stressful situations with their mortgage squeezing them financially, I can’t help but feel their pain. There are good friends facing foreclosure and bankruptcy. I feel for them too. Do you feel the pain of others? I sometimes wish I could turn off those feelings and sometimes in times of crisis I find that I can “step up” and think clearly and hopefully come up with some good options for surviving crisis moments.
I also find myself crying out to God for wisdom and discernment. He always delivers, hope and peace.