Bruised Reeds and Smoldering Wicks
Published on 03/01/2019
Look at a bruised reed at the water’s edge—once slender, sturdy, and tall— now bowed and bent. Are you a bruised reed? You were upright and sturdy, rooted in the riverbed of confidence. Then you were bruised by harsh words, a friend’s anger, a spouse’s betrayal, religion’s rigidity, or your own failure. Is there anything closer to death than the smoldering wick on a candle? Once you blazed with faith. Then they said your ideas were foolish, your dreams were too lofty. But the theme of the New Testament is that God is the friend of the wounded heart and … Listen NowFor more inspirational messages please visit Max Lucado.