Each week I post some of the more interesting articles I’ve come across throughout the week to highlight what’s happening in the church, country, world, sports, and in culture in general .
World: “Thousands evacuated in Nepal after landslide”
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Thousands of people fled villages and towns along a mountain river in northwest Nepal on Sunday after it was blocked by a landslide that could burst and cause flash floods, officials said. Read More
USA: Cleveland – Michael Brelo acquital
Peaceful protests gave way to skirmishes and arrests Saturday, following the acquittal of a Cleveland police officer involved in a deadly 2012 shootout that presented the latest test to a city navigating unprecedented tensions between its citizens and law enforcement. Read more
Parenting: Susan Yates ” MY MAIN PRAYER FOR MY KIDS AND GRAND KIDS…”
Recently I was with my grandson Jack. At bedtime he wanted me to cuddle up with him while he read his Bible to me. It was a special time of grandmother snuggling and listening. And of course it went on and on – he didn’t want to go to sleep!
Reflecting on this moment my heart was filled with joy. God was answering my prayers. Read more
Christian: Rob Dreher “Having the Talk with the Kids”
Father Andrew Damick, a friend who is an Orthodox priest, writes on his Facebook feed:
Just overheard an earnest conversation in which the speaker was making a serious argument that church attendance on Christmas and Easter was quite enough.
People do it, of course — lots of them. But I’ve never heard anyone actually defending it.
Song of the week: Holy Spirit Breath of God