Words to help when the brokenness of the world feels too much to bear…
Christmas Hope for a Newtown World, by Dan Nold
“As our four children have grown, rarely would a fire engine or ambulance race by me, without a twinge of a “where are my kids” fear. According to current reports, the parents of close to 20 children, in one community, have realized one of our greatest fears…
Biblical hope is a sure steady looking forward to the future; a calm assurance that no matter how bad things are, no matter how dark the night, a time is coming when life and the world will be set right.”
Guard Their Hearts, for From it Flows the Streams of Life, by Sally Clarkson
“In a world of media and video games and tv and movies and cell phones which can carry the images of all sorts of evil,
One of the best gifts we can give to our children is the gift of an innocent, protected heart.”
What to do With a Broken Heart This Christmas, by Ann Voskamp
“Your heart can’t forgive. That’s why He gave you His.”
A Christmas Prayer, By Max Lucado
“Oh, Lord Jesus, you entered the dark world of your day. Won’t you enter ours? We are weary of bloodshed. We, like the wise men, are looking for a star. We, like the shepherds, are kneeling at a manger.”
“Sometimes you need a reminder that people can do wonderful things.”
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