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My heart is aching

Hugs and kisses and more hugs and kisses is what this mom has been doing the last 24 hours. There truly are no words to express the sadness in my heart.  I am only blogging about it because I feel so much sadness and I can't seem to write any other blog post until I let my emotions be heard on here.  

I wrote on Thursday night about how my daughter was being used on her school bus and I was very thankful and excited to continue to see God use my daughter.  Less then 24 hours after making that post a tragic event takes place that has ripped my heart apart.  As soon as I heard about the events at Sandy Hook Elementary I started to shiver in fear, I was about to keep my daughter home from her afternoon 4K program.  I did however realize that I am not going to coward in fear, instead I am going to make the devil shiver in fear from all my prayers. 

I leaned on this scripture yesterday: "for God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control" 2 Timothy 1:7- and it will continue to be my prayer for myself but for our nation.   

I will continue to protect my children and lean on God to protect them since he will do a better job then me.  I will not live my life in fear and shelter my children because of fear.  I will however start to love more, help more, give grace more, and in general be the hands and feet of Jesus so more people can feel his love.

We live in a broken world that has pushed God farther and farther away.  My prayer is for us Christians to wake up and start to share the Good News of Christ in this hungry and thirsty nation.  God is near the broken hearted so I pray his spirit will cover them and the loving knowledge of salvation and forgiveness upon their hearts.  

Lets keep the families, students, the workers from police officers to first responders to the investigation team, and this nation in our prayers!  


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