Do you take the time to comfort others? Can you remember a time when God was your main source of comfort? If you can't, did you give up entirely to God and turn over your whole trouble to Him? He wants us to rely on Him first and foremost. To give everything to Him. He will carry us through. He will guide the way. Only by receiving the Love and comfort of our Lord will we know how to give it. So learn to rely completely upon Him, learn how to comfort the way other's need Him. When others see us giving all our troubles to the Lord and then overcoming them, we are the example that God wants for them.
O - We learn how to show God's love by receiving God's love. God comforts us whenever we need him and through every trial and tribulation if we will allow Him. Because we know this great comfort, we will be able to give that same comfort to others, and by doing so, we are witnessing Jesus to them.
A - I have truly felt God's hand and hugs and comfort many times already. I have been prepared to offer comfort to those that have gone through similar circumstances and I have done so willingly. I have gone out of my way to convey that I relied totally on my faith in Jesus and that is what was my biggest form of comfort. But due to my ability to rely on Christ and find the ultimate comfort in Him, I think I have sometimes come across as hard of heart. If others are not able to rely completely on Jesus and they wallow in their troubles, it is hard for me. I can't understand that they can not give it totally to God who will be their ultimate comforter. I can only show God's love, I can not be God for them.
P - I pray dear Father that you would show me how to be a better comforter to others. That I would be a clear witness of your love when others are in need. Father give me the words to speak and to know when no words are needed. Allow me to comfort others the way that you have comforted me.