I've been thinking recently it's time to re-activate this blog. Maybe not confine myself quite as strictly to just children and spirituality.
And then a tornado hit my hometown (yes, this is a picture of the actual tornado that hit Chapman):
Luckily, there was only 1 death and few injuries. But the loss of buildings and "stuff" is tragic.
Several friends' homes are gone, and several others have walls, roof, etc missing.
It's been a rough week trying to process this from afar. Then I drove to church this morning, and look out my windshield and see this:
If you can't quite see the window, here's a better look:
Jesus invites us in. With whatever baggage we may have. Set it down. Stay a while. Grieve. Heal. Then go back out into the world to help others.