Still fresh, the day after the flood of news of the largest mass-shooting on U.S. soil, when the gates of hell rained open fire on people as they were led to sing “God Bless America”, the confusion and subliminal 'angst' was growing within me. Hurting deeply for the lives lost, the injured and the families affected, my thoughts went to the ripple-effect of this tragedy as I tried to wrap my head around it. -Very hard to process
The beginning of the school year has first day jitters for many a young one, but also for the parents. I will never forget - the 'angst' of excitement, joy, worry and the pain of letting go - all rolled up into one big glump in my throat. Curbside, praying the kisses would somehow shield them from every 'evil' -MY littles, entrusted to ME; to guide, guard and steward were suddenly scooting off to experience the world unknown.
There are many kinds of slavery and many kinds of freedom. The debate and debacle we see all around us continues, yet like the last post, before we are concerned for our rights and freedoms in this country, we must first ask: Am I free?
IN THE VALLEY OF THE SHADOW: Casey Schutrop encounters a dark reality on her travels. Her story, giving an answer, bringing LIGHT and encouragement that applies to all of us. What can we do? Also offering a Freebie for you to fight this darkness in an easy and practical way.
Happy 4th of July! Ironic how the very week we are to celebrate our freedom with fireworks, fireworks are flying over the news and social media. The very underpinnings of the constitution are being shaken and many are left with their head spinning. But there is hope! Here is my ‘WOW Story’ with an encouragement as we celebrate our freedom…
Power for life and Godliness – we all need it. It is to be our starting point, to propel us forward for growth and to know the goodness of God in our lives. Yet, how can we have these power packed prayers?
Corrie Ten Boom, her parents having hid Jews in her home during the Nazi occupation of WW2, understood from her experiences the need for revival in her land...