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How to Know When Loneliness Has Turned into Something Deeper

It started in late April. This feeling of loneliness overtook me, and I realized I hadnt hugged anyone outside the walls of our home in over six weeks. The thing is, Im not even a big hugger. I like affection, but most would describe me as an introvert. However, knowing I couldnt be with those... Read more

Loneliness and isolation are top priorities for churches after lockdown

(Photo: Unsplash/Jacek Dylag)Churches emerging from lockdown are making it a priority to tackle loneliness and isolation, new research has found.  The survey by the Allchurches Trust found that these were the main areas of focus for two-thirds of UK churches.  Over half of the 638 church leaders surveyed from across the UK predict that loneliness... Read more

God Will Lift You Up from Loneliness – Beloved Women – July 14, 2020

God Will Lift You Up from Loneliness Beloved Women July 14, 2020READ: Turn to me and be gracious to me, for I am lonely and afflicted. (Psalm 25:16 NIV)TODAYS ENCOURAGEMENT: Are you dealing with loneliness today? If so, it is a real emotion and something that many of us have dealt with during different seasons in our... Read more

Loneliness | Thoughts by Katherine Kehler

Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you Hebrews 13:5 Websters dictionary defines loneliness as, being without company; cut off from others; not frequented by human beings; sad from being alone; producing a feeling of bleakness or desolation. Have you ever felt lonely? Loneliness has many causes: The death of a loved one,... Read more

Tackling the loneliness epidemic in lockdown

(Photo: Linking Lives UK)Prior to the Covid-19 crisis, loneliness and social isolation were already being described as an epidemic, and the UK had been identified as the 'loneliness capital of Europe'. Some 500,000 older people spent Christmas Day alone in 2019, and a similar number spent five to six days per week without seeing anyone.... Read more

The connection between loneliness and valuing all human life

[ad_1] USA (MNN) — This Sunday, January 19 is Nationwide Sanctity of Human Life Sunday in america. Its near the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark court docket case that legalized abortion on January 22, 1973. Life Issues Worldwide is one in every of many ministries working to finish abortion and help girls in... Read more

InterVarsity addressing faculty loneliness epidemic

[ad_1] USA (MNN/ICF) — College students at Russell Sage Faculty and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, in Troy, New York, can simply discover who the Christians are on their campuses. InterVarsity Christian Fellowship college students carry them cookies each week. College students can join the deliveries all through the college yr and the cookies are made by... Read more