Unite in Prayer for the 70.8 million refugees on planet earth right now

Unless we have been forced to leave our country due to violence, persecution or natural disaster, we probably can’t imagine the struggles faced by refugees on their journey to start a new life. Through prayer, we can open our hearts to show empathy and solidarity with those, who have been so drastically impacted by circumstances […]

Gifts for the world from the heart of a stay at home mom

I am a stay-at-home mom with a global heart.  I would love to magically heal all the brokenness I see on planet earth and make everyone’s dreams come true like in a Disney movie, but I haven’t figured out how to do that yet, especially while caring for my own four kids. Running the hamster […]

You are invited to stand in solidarity with refugees! The first official Unite in Prayer event is on August 8th …

You are invited to a Popsicle Party FUNdraiser for refugees on August 8th at 5:30 PM at Veterans Memorial Park, which is located at 1645 23rd Street in Bettendorf, Iowa. This family-friendly event is an opportunity to share summer fun and cold treats with open-hearted people like you, while expressing solidarity with refugees across the […]

Instead of feeling sorry for the refugee family we were helping, I felt …

Pure joy. All eight of us were crammed in an elevator at the local health clinic when Louise started screaming at the top of her lungs. Understandably the single mom of five, who had spent the last 20 years in a Congolese refugee camp, was startled when the floor started to sink beneath her feet. […]

God is easy to find (if we have the courage to look in the right places)

If you gaze at the gruesome physicality of the cross long enough, you can begin to see past the horror of suffering- into the gorgeous treasure of graces within. Perfect Love cloaked Himself in the consequences of our actions to save us- could anything be more beautiful? If you have the courage to look, you […]

What I loved about taking my kids to serve the poor

They dragged their heels, they complained. They made excuses and tried to get out of it, but I’m glad I followed through and had my 10 and 8 year old sons come with me to help serve meals to the poor at a soup kitchen on Thanksgiving weekend. My kids are incredibly fortunate in every […]

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Unite in Prayer for Refugees

God bless those, who are displaced from their homes, due to violence and natural disaster. Place your protection around all refugees and their loved ones, like an impenetrable shield of love. Guide them to the food, clothing, safety and shelter that they need to survive in the short run, and create a safe haven for […]

Simple Faith: Discerning the voice of God in your heart

When He tells you to rest, take a break. When He tells you to stand in faith, keep your chin up. When He tells you to march, go to the ends of the earth. There are many voices in this world, but only One that truly loves you … There are many paths you can […]