Finding Strength to Heal a Broken Community

Tags: , , ,

Finding Strength to Heal a Broken Community

Finding Strength to Heal a Broken Community

A year ago, on this very morning, my husband Russ and us I held each other as the sun came up over the surrounding hills. Our serene valley turned beautiful shades of orange as the light hit the autumn trees. We were basking in the glow of the night before. We had renewed our vows in front of family and friends, promising to love each other well. This morning, we held each other again. As the sun began to show it’s light we prayed for strength to find hope. We vowed to love our community well. Both mornings we were

Share

Continue Reading

One of Those Days

There are days in your life that are memorable because they mark celebration or accomplishment.Other days you know for the deep sorrow, pain, loss.Today is one of those days.Before the sun had risen on that day 23 years ago, I awoke to my father kneeling by my bed. I was staying with a family friend as we prepared for my wedding less that three weeks away. He sat there without tears, just the hollow expression on his tired face.You always remember the words someone uses when they deliver sad news. “Your brother went home to be with the Lord.” shocked

Share

Continue Reading