Sunday, December 16, 2018

Happy Sunday reader!

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Janet's Words of Inspiration

“Sometimes we must let go of what we want for God to give us what we need.”

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I was 17, my brother was 16 and we raised our right hand along with our parents. Our hearts beat fast with excitement as we renounced our allegiance to Bolivia and proudly pledged our allegiance to the United States of America.

The huge flag covering the front of the courtroom with the bright stars, the red, white and blue seemed to welcome us as American citizens

It was a moment of glory. It was a step of honor. And it still reminds us of God’s reward for the four years of arduous work, of sacrifice and of endless documents rendered to the US. Immigration Department who finally approved our entry into the United States.

But in doing so, we also entered a new phase of our lives where appreciation, honor and gratitude are the reasons for my family to celebrate each 4th of July.

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A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of addressing a congregation and spoke on comfort after tragedies. I shared God’s power to heal and reminded hundreds of God’s calling that’s still vibrant. Fireworks of gratitude filled me when I HEARD THIS.

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Janet's Latest Blog Post

07-01-16 hope

The perfect hope for happiness.

No airplane flight has ever been boring for me. I hear stories and details from fellow passengers that make me think, surprise me at times but more often, they become fodder for my writing. Here is the latest one: “Oh, I was really hoping this would be the one,” the woman seated beside me in the plane related as she sipped …

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