1 Thessalonians and Longing to Reconnect A WORD FROM THE LORD “But, brothers and sisters, when we were orphaned by being separated from you for a short time (in person, not in thought), out of our intense longing we made every effort to see you.“ 1 Thessalonians 2:17 A WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT Compassionate curiosity about those we love is intellectual wellness; an intense longing to reconnect with those we miss. Connect today! WE’RE PRAYING FOR YOU “Lord Jesus, in our open and honest conversations with one another, teach us to listen care-fully and bind us together as one. Amen.” RENEWAL MOMENT Take a deep breath. Exhale Slowly. “Lord, have mercy.” Thanksgiving for reconnecting with those we love! MARKER OF WELLBEING: Intellectual As I grow in God’s grace of Intellectual KINDNESS, I am finding joy in CURIOSITY, listening and speaking in a beneficial way.