A Brother Like That

Beautiful Chicken Soup for Soul Story about giving rather than receiving.



Eleanor Roosevelt

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Eleanor Roosevelt

Vernon Law

Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward.
Vernon Law

For who are weary

Psalm 25:9, “He guides the humble in what is right and teaches them his way.” (NIV)

Matthew 11:28-30, “’Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For My yoke is easy and My burden is light.’” (NASB)

Colossian 1:29, “To this end I labor, struggling with all his energy, which so powerfully works in me.” (NIV).

For overburdened

Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy-laden and overburdened, and I will cause you to rest. [I will ease and relieve and refresh your souls.] Take My yoke upon you and learn of Me, for I am gentle (meek) and humble (lowly) in heart, and you will find rest ([relief and ease and refreshment and recreation and blessed quiet) for your souls.” Matthew 11:28-29 (AMP)

God looks at heart

1 Samuel 16:7, “The Lord does not look at the things man looks at. Man looks at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.” (NIV)

1 Chronicles 28:9, “For the Lord searches every heart and understands every motive behind the thoughts.” (NIV)

John 7:24, “Stop judging by mere appearances, and make a right judgment.” (NIV)


Proverbs 15:33 “…humility precedes honor.” (NLT)

Hebrews 13:4 “Give honor to marriage, and remain faithful to one another in marriage.” (NLT)

Hebrews 13:1 “Continue to love each other with true Christian love.” (NLT)