JUNE 21: Just Help
1. Recall a time when you judged someone based on the way
he or she looked or because you had a preconceived idea of
how the person should behave. What was the situation? How
did you respond to the person? What did you learn from the
2. The writer says, “I learned that it is not my place to judge but
to help.” What do you think of this statement? Do you agree
or disagree with it? Is this true in all situations?
3. Whose actions in this meditation do you more closely identify with—the husband or the wife? Why?
4. Have you ever had reservations about giving money to someone like the man in today’s meditation? Why were you hesitant to give to the person?
5. How will you respond the next time someone asks you for
5. What does it mean to you to be an “imperfect, yet adored”
child of God? How does this affect the way you look at others
and treat them? How could it affect the way others look at
and treat you?
JUNE 28: Letting Go
1. When have you held on to something that you couldn’t seem
to let go of? What prevented you from letting go of it?
2. Do you like to feel in control of your problems? Why or why
not? What do we risk by fully turning our problems over to
God? What could we gain?
3. What is your initial reaction to a problem that seems insurmountable? How has the way in which you react to a problem changed over the course of your life?
4. Can you think of any characters in scripture who turned their
problems over to God? What was the outcome of their situations? What can we learn from them?
5. What problem can you let go of today? What positive effect
could it have on your life to give this problem entirely to God?