Thursday, September 8, 2011

All things work for good...

"We know that all things work for good for those who love God, who are called according to God's purpose."
Romans 8:28

We get tripped up because we can't always see God's purpose; the "good" may seem so obscure. That is when our faith and trust in God take over. Even after ten years, we may struggle to find any good from the tragic events of 9/11/01. We hear stories of heroism and faith. We watched ourselves become more patriotic, even more spiritual. Mayor Bloomberg of New York City said New York became like a small village--people rallying around each other and supporting each other. We learned how fleeting life can be. We learned how terribly difficult forgiveness can be; how much easier it is to just stay mad. But we cannot see it all and we certainly do not have all the answers, even after ten years. And that is where our trust in God and faith come in. Love, heidi

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