I moved from broken to beautiful, and you can too. I’ve endured many challenges and trials in my lifetime and have experienced fear, anger, discouragement, depression, and at times even despair. I struggled to forgive God and those who hurt me. I understand those emotions. Through those difficulties, God gave me a compassion for people and a desire to help others move from broken to beautiful.
Psalm 95:2-3: “Let us come before him with thanksgiving and extol him with music and song. For the LORD is the great God, the great King above all gods.” As I placed my Thanksgiving candle figures on the dining room table, I remembered how my son used to move the pilgrims, the ships, and the…… Continue Reading
Salmos 95:2-3: “Lleguemos ante él con acción de gracias, aclamémoslo con cánticos. Porque el Señor es el gran Dios, el gran Rey sobre todos los dioses.” Al poner mis velas de figuras de acción de gracias sobre la mesa del comedor, me acordé de como mi hijo movía los peregrinos, los barcos, y los indios sobre…… Continue Reading
I drove to North Carolina and spoke four times in three days. The weather was beautiful. The cold spell didn’t come until the last day as I drove home. True Southern hospitality greeted me in Raleigh, Rocky Mount, and Roxboro. The people were friendly and gracious. I laughed so much over the four days and…… Continue Reading
2 Corinthians 1:3-4a: “The . . . Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble.” My younger brother lost a dear friend and member of his band, who was like a little brother to him. One day his…… Continue Reading
2 Corintios 1:3-4: “El . . . Padre misericordioso y Dios de toda consolación, quien nos consuela en todas nuestras tribulaciones para que con el mismo consuelo que de Dios hemos recibido, también nosotros podamos consolar a todos los que sufren.” Mi hermano menor perdió a un amigo querido y miembro de su banda. Era…… Continue Reading