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verse 14: “The spirit of a man can endure his sickness, But a broken spirit who can bear?”

I have a friend who used to attend our church; she had moved away, gotten married, and her life was going well. We recently got word that this young woman has cancer, so we continue to keep her in prayer. But there is something inspiring and uplifting about her battle; she has been documenting her struggle and day-to-day activities on a blog (http://sheabamberg.blogspot.com/). Reading this blog, you can’t help but smile and sometimes just laugh at her reflections. God has truly blessed her with a wonderful spirit.

Like Solomon says above, the spirit can endure physical sickness. But a broken spirit can be impossible to bear.

The following is not a good comparison, but it happened yesterday. The company I work for had an internal reorganization within our division. As a result, our senior manager, who has done wonders improving our area and our morale, is being moved to another department. She’s not leaving the division, and we’re happy for the opportunity she is getting…but the mood was funereal. Some people who were physically fine, were walking around like zombies, their spirits downcast.

To quote the old hymn, in times like these, you need a Savior. The only cure for such a broken spirit is Jesus, because only He can get you through times like that.

Something to think about today.

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