"Comfort, give comfort to my people, says your God."
When God gave this message to the prophet Isaiah, the world was messed up for the Jewish people. When we read this message as part of today's readings, we may feel it was written for us here in 2012. It is a timeless message, this message from Isaiah. We may come across people on our path today who need comfort...or a kind word...or encouragement...or a shoulder to lean upon. It would be so wonderful if we could take Isaiah's message into our own hearts today and LIVE it! "Comfort, give comfort to my people!" Let's keep this in mind today and be vigilant, looking for those who may need a bit of comfort. The holidays aren't always a happy time for folks. It can be a very difficult time for those who have lost a loved one, who are alone, or who are struggling through the harsh stuff of life. Let's let comfort and compassion reign in our hearts today! Love, heidi