Yesterday, Caryn attended the funeral of a friend who had two sisters. Naturally, they were bawling their eyes out and one thing that Caryn realized after losing her dad a few years back is the importance of the ministry of presence. Romans 12:15 reminds us:
"Rejoice with those who rejoice; mourn with those who mourn." - Romans 12:15
Be thoughtful. Be compassionate. Be quick to lend a helping hand or a shoulder to cry on. To weep with those who weep is part of being family in the body of Christ.