Thinking about these precious Nepali school kids tonight. Our kids here are out for the summer. Some of our kids have a hard time when they're not at school to receive meals. Some can't count on family being around when they're home on summer break. I wonder about these sweet girls in Nepal. What's going … Continue reading School Kids in Nepal – A Prayer
A message arrived in my inbox tonight from Samaritan's Purse. The message talked about an outbreak of Ebola in West Africa. The virus has been raging for six weeks, and has moved into neighboring countries. I don't have television and while I try at least to notice headlines online, I've been out of the loop … Continue reading No Longer Distant
The past month has been interesting. My flesh would choose other words to describe it: "difficult," "frustrating," "heartbreaking." I'm beginning to realize I don't have that luxury. I am (in the words of Paul) a bondservant of Christ. Jesus owns me - He bought me with His own life. I can't complain about ... well, … Continue reading Imagine Not Having a Voice
What a beautiful moon tonight. It's 24 hours shy of full. It's right outside my window, like I can touch it. It's late where you live, and I'm sure you're asleep. But I wonder if you see its brightness in your dreams. Wonder if it reminds you of how God shines on you. You live … Continue reading Are You Looking at the Moon?
These prayers were written for Gisele, a little girl in Burkina Faso. As you pray, you can speak the name of the child/children you are praying for, and let's pray together each day for God's love to change these kids' lives. This is a great way for families to pray together too. Your prayers mean … Continue reading 31 Days of Prayer for Our Children
When I see the sunrise, I think about you. I pray for you. A few hours ago, you watched the same sun break the horizon. It's higher in the sky now. Your day has already begun. What will it be like? What are you thinking about? Are your dreams bolder than mine? Are your hopes … Continue reading When I See the Sunrise …