Oh...Family

today's reading.
Numbers 12:1-15   Miriam and Aaron spoke against Moses because of the Cushite woman whom he had married, for he had married a Cushite woman...

the blog.
So far this week we've been considering praying for difficult people and looking to Moses as our example. Up to this point, Moses has been talking with God and interceding for the Israelites as group. But today, his prayer is for just one difficult person--his sister, Miriam. Now, dealing with family members can be complicated. Emotions run a little higher and we tend to be extra critical with those we know best. Next thing you know words get said rashly and…off we go down a bad path. But we don't see any of this with Moses. He handles this not so good situation with his sister wonderfully. 

So what did Moses' response to Miriam's leprosy reveal to you about his heart? What did you learn from Moses about responding to, and praying for, difficult family members? Tami

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