For God So Loved the World

If there was one truth I could pass along to everyone that I come into contact with, it would be this:

For God SO LOVED the world.

I wish I could tell my children that they live in a world where open wounds are always met with open hearts and cries for help never fall on deaf ears. But that’s not a promise I can make. Too many people are hurting right now because they are living in a world that won’t fight for them.

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A Modern Day Psalm: Dear God, Where Are You?

Dear God,

You say that all I have to do is call to You, and You will tell me things I do not know.

So, tell me: Where are You?

I can’t read the news anymore. There’s so much pain in the world right now, and I can’t help but wonder—where is Your light? You say You have overcome the world, but we still have to live in it, and it is so very broken. I tell my children that You are a good and loving God who will protect them. But then, in the same breath, I have to explain why they aren’t allowed to see their friends or be near their grandparents.

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