Friday, January 23, 2009
“Children are meant to understand compassion and comfort because they have received compassion and comfort - and this should be in the family setting. A family should be a place where comfort is experienced and understood, so that the people are prepared to give comfort to others.” - Edith Schaefer
I have been reminded these past few night while caring for the children of Schaefer's book, "What is a Family". She devotes a chapter to caring for our families during sickness and how this in not time wasted, but rather a time for blessing. I think I'll reread that chapter when the epidemic passes.