on earth as it is in heaven 2011-05-27 14:12:00

This week. Mother's had their babies blown from their arms, the storm too strong. Other's clung tight as their infants breathed their last in my best friend's back seat, blood transfusions and machine-oxygen not enough to revive.I hold the hearts in my thoughts and I pray harder. I lock eyes with this one momma, baby growing cold in her lap and I whisper, "I know." And I murmur a prayer over her but there really aren't words so we just cry and we hold each other all the way home. I remember too … [Read more...]

This week. Mother's had their babies blown from their arms, the storm too strong. Other's clung tight as their infants breathed their last in my best friend's back seat, blood transfusions and machine-oxygen not enough to revive.I hold the hearts in my thoughts and I pray harder. I lock eyes with this one momma, baby growing cold in her lap and I whisper, "I know." And I murmur a prayer over her but there really aren't words so we just cry and we hold each other all the way home. I remember too … [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/kissesfromkatie/2011/05/167/

I can see the women with their eyes wide as they tremble in front of the empty tomb.They listen to the angel's words – can it be? - and they scurry, terrified and full of joy.Terrified and full of joy - I live there. It is possible to be afraid of what obedience might bring next and be full of thanks and overflowing joy and TRUST anyway. This giddy anticipation because we see all that He has done for us and we believe that He can only bring more good. Good, even in the ugly.They see Him and t … [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/kissesfromkatie/2011/05/168/

I can see the women with their eyes wide open as they tremble in front of the tomb.They listen to the angels words – can it be? - and they scurry, terrified and full of joy.Terrified and full of joy - I live there. It is possible to be afraid of what obedience might bring next and be full of thanks and overflowing joy and TRUST anyway. This giddy anticipation because we see all that He has done for us and we believe that He can only bring more good. Good, even in the ugly.They see Him and they … [Read more...]

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