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To Suffer Alone
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By Nan Forehand
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To Suffer Alone

 

you don't have to suffer alone

to suffer alone is not what God desires

God desires us to live a righteous life

live a righteous life amidst  your suffering

amidst your suffering resist the evil of anger

the evil of anger does not bring about the righteous life

the righteous life will be rewarded by God

be rewarded by God and your suffering won't be in vain

1 Samuel 26:23

The Lord rewards every man for his righteousness and faithfullness.

2 Corinthians 1:3-5

Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in trouble with the comfort we ourselves have received from God.  For just as the sufferings of Christ flow over into our lives, so also through Christ our comfort flows.


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Submitted: Sunday, July 2, 2006

Last Updated: Monday, July 3, 2006

About the Poet
I grew up in rural North Carolina, married for 38 years to my best friend and soulmate, Allen, who retired almost 17 years ago from the Air Force after 24 years of service to our beloved America. We have a daughter, Ashley ( and son-in-law, Kris) and, a son, John, and, our two beautiful grand daughters, Amelia and Haley, and Isaac, our only grandson, all blessings from God. We have four cats; Mr. Peabody, Missy, aka Middle Kitty and Tabby, aka Little Kitty, and Gracie. I've seen a lot of hard times and God has always been here for me to see me through them. I am a vessel God can use to help others in need. If I could be described in one word, it would be that I am an encourager.


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