By Marie Traister
Encouragement is the action of giving someone support, confidence or hope. Encouragement is given to stimulate and inspire someone. If we do not have encouragement, we feel unappreciated, useless and unloved. Our Heavenly Father knows that we are in great need of encouragement. Thirty-two times in the New Testament we are told to encourage one another. (Heb 3:13, Rom 15:5, Prov 12:25, Is 41:10, 2 Cor 4:16-18, Deu 31:8) Encouragement “boosts performance, strengthens our resolve, and improves our health.” (1)
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By Elizabeth Price, CBM National intern -
In mid-September of 2018, Hurricane Florence ravaged the Carolinas, leaving disaster in its wake. Our town of Dillon, SC was greatly affected with flooding, though not as bad as some of our surrounding areas. Despite all the tragedy that has occurred, one interesting phenomena resulted from the storm; the Bradford Pear trees came back in bloom. The local meteorologist gave this explanation on his Facebook page: “...stress of any kind, such as slow-moving Florence, can trigger blooming. Apparently it’s a tree’s ...