God, our hearts are breaking. Another day, another senseless tragedy.
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 […]
God bless the immigrants and refugees around the world, who are being traumatized at the hands of those, who have the power to help them. Especially bless the children, who have been separated from their families at the border between Mexico and the United States. Fill their hearts with the peace that surpasses understanding, and […]
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 […]
It’s easy to stay here, wandering the periphery of life … avoiding the big feelings – hiding from the truth. But how do you really feel about an option that leads nowhere? Everything you really want is on the other side of what you don’t. The only way around is through … A life of […]
I didn’t want to take your hand. I didn’t want to follow you. Again and again, I called You back into the comfort I believed in. But there was no stopping You. In the end, I realized I couldn’t truly live without You. In the end, I ran after You – past everything I’d known, through my fears […]
The darkness that was meant to destroy you is your path now. You need to climb up this black mountain. Through anger into forgiveness and wisdom… Find your power. Learn to live in fierce solidarity with the Truth. Walk with your victorious God one step into the Light at a time. Rise above it all. Shine on the […]
When you shame a woman into silence, there she finds God and a voice that parts seas. You’re better off just letting her speak in the first place.
Equally Adored When God created each of us in His divine image, He had plenty of yarn left over. He wants to knit us back together again, into communion with each other. Why do we keep stopping Him? It’s silly to argue over differences, when we’re all loved equally by the same Father, whose greatest […]
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. […]