Now! Right NOW, more than ever before, is the time to come together; rally, stand up and support our children and families in each of our communities. We need to build our villages and lean into to them to support each other.
So many out there feel hopeless. Anxious. Miserable. Depressed. So many suffering. We’re all human. We’re all ‘broken’, to some degree or another. Some have been dealt “worse cards” than others. But something beautiful can come out of the brokenness.
“He couldn’t sleep that first night in the hospital, time seemed to stand still as he was anxiously waiting for the sun to peek over the horizon for the promise of a new day. Deep into the night, as he struggled for each and every breath, he didn’t know if he was going to make it, when he said this prayer…”
Sometimes it seems like life is one big detour – doesn’t it? We have these “plans”, these ideas of how we’d like our life, year, day to go, and then there it is… the barricade of our plans and that big orange sign blocking our way with an arrow pointing to who knows where – saying DETOUR:
Saturday, April 11, 2020 Today. The day after Good Friday, and the day before Easter, was a very dark and uncertain time in history. Over 2000 years ago Jesus was crucified on the cross on “Good Friday”, dying for your and my sins as the ultimate sacrifice – God’s unimaginable gift of grace extended toContinue reading “Sitting in the Unknown”
As a San Diego native who migrated to the midwest almost 2 years ago, I have begun to think of my life in seasonal cycles. I’ve lived here for 2 complete season cycles now – and last Spring, I witnessed something that I have never seen before. Actually, all of the seasons here in NortheastContinue reading “A Time for Everything”
In less than a week, all our lives have changed (if yours hasn’t – go wash your hands, NOW). Every single person in this country is affected by this pandemic, one way or another. Last week the severity of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) got escalated to a pandemic, and word was getting around that schools mightContinue reading “Homeless During a Pandemic”