A breath of fresh air into your day...into your life.
Today, a pastor's wife friend of mine, Cassandra Stafford, wrote me a quick e-mail that just made my day. She gave me permission to share it here. I've known Cassandra for many years on-line - though never yet "in person" -we have become soul sisters on the web. (I hope to meet her maybe at this year's Unstoppable Conference?) We have corresponded for a long time through my pastoring partners ministry and in fact she designed the first ever "pastoring partners" shirts a few years ago, which I proudly wear, often!
Anyway, Cassandra stopped by today and wrote me this precious nugget (which she gave me permission to share here) which she called, "a writing nugget just for you!"
I have never met you. I have never heard you speak. Just what you write and share with me ministers to me and helps me. Its amazing. Write on sister. Write on.
I love you ladies, and thank you for taking time out of your day to write me a note, "for such a time as this." I am so thankful for people in my life who are the "balcony people" - the encouragers. There are many, many women who are pastor's wives who serve as special encouragers to me (and I hope I am to them too!) but these are just two I wanted to tell you about today. You know the Bible says in Ecclesiastes 4: 9 & 10: Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their work: If one falls down, his friend can help him up. But pity the man who falls and has no one to help him up!"
Thank you, ladies, for helping me up. I want to do the same for you, too.