The empty tomb was a promise in itself. But none of Jesus’ disciples understood. When Jesus died, their hearts were empty. Their world collapsed. For three years, day and night, they ate, slept, and breathed Jesus. He was Life to them. What would they do without Jesus?
I was so impressed with this sweet testimony of friends Kacie and Jonathan Hunt that I asked permission to share Kacie’s blog as a guest post today. Are our children really ours? Kacie shares a powerful answer to that question as she allows you to see a glimpse of the difficult journey involving trisomy that she and Jonathan went through. I think you’ll be inspired and encouraged by their authentic faith.
I used to joke around with my grandchildren making unbelievable statements. One of my them loved to say, “Uh-uh! For reals, Mimi?”‘ “Just kidding!” I’d reply. There are some things they never question with, “For reals?” Words like, “I love you! You’re so special! I’m really proud of you!” I hope they know Mimi never kids about those things. They are definitely “for reals.”
Have you entertained your own “field of dreams?” Have you ever helped someone with theirs? Is there a “Randy” in your life? How could you encourage someone today?
Featured today is Karen O’connor’s book, The Upside of Downsizing. You can read Karen’s book in one sitting, but you’ll be referring to this pocket size book repeatedly. Karen targets empty nesters and seniors, but even other ages will find some helpful hints here for practical things like getting your finances in order, decluttering your life, dividing up your treasures, and drawing closer to God.