Need a Hug?

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Have you observed one of the following scenarios?

  • A classmate sitting across the room who looks like they can barely hold it together?
  • A lady in church standing with her face buried in her hands during the song service?
  • The person sitting all by themselves in the mall who looks like they would dissolve into a puddle if someone were to ask them if everything was okay?

Sometimes when I see those people, I feel like someone (maybe me) should go up to them and ask, “Do you need a hug?”  We all do from time to time.  To all those who are hurting, Jesus Christ offers a very comforting word.

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