"I just know that no one need adopt if they think they get to sign up to be some Savior White Barbie swooping into rescuing any abandoned child because the truth of it is:You’re the one rescued — you can’t rescue anybody. You only get to hold on to the Rescuer.I just know that no one … Continue reading How to Catch a Falling Star by Ann Voskamp
Yeah, I know, next Monday is the 4th of July. That hapepens every year.But I think this one is different.I know this one is different.Why? It's different because of a 3 year old little boy who drowned in the Agean Sea trying to be free.It's different because of a couple of hundred girls in … Continue reading Next Monday is Different…..
"True, debates rage about politics and terrorism and racism, and Facebook streams scream with opinions and rhetoric and rage, and headlines burn with all this unimaginable and it all scalds our hearts, and the world feels mad.And on the margins, we touch our own wounds that no one sees, we trace the outlines of our own unspoken broken — … Continue reading When Hope Seems to be Gone – by Ann Voskamp
I wrote this on Facebook this weekend - and I thought I should post it here as well. I wrote it at the Ronald McDonald House across the street from Cincinnati Children's Hospital.....Some may call it "Ronald McDonald's House" but I prefer to call it holy ground. Every day, parents and children and volunteers … Continue reading Where I Was This Weekend…..
AngerDisbeliefSadnessQuestionsFrustrationsSocial MediaGunsIslamHomosexualityPoliticsSilenceTwitterGriefTalking HeadsStirring emotionsFalling Apartvs.LoveNeighborsChristToleranceGun controlAnger ManagementStanding UpSpeaking OutRefusing to be silentMental HealthDifferentLovePointing the world toward GodI don't know about you, but I'll take the second part.Tom